House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 19 November 2018

Watling, Giles (Clacton)

Watling, Giles (Clacton)

1. Employment and earnings

From 6 April 2017, councillor and cabinet member, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton CO15 1SE. I received the following allowances:

20 June 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £744.92; £1,176 in total. Hours: approx. 12 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)

20 July 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £744.92; £1,176 in total. Hours: approx. 12 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)

20 August 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £216.27; £647.35 in total. Hours: approx. 8 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)

From 20 September 2017 until further notice, I receive a monthly allowance of £431.08. Hours: approx. 8 hrs a week. (Registered 04 July 2017; updated 12 and 20 December 2017)

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:

16 January 2018, payment of £200 for completing Winter 2017 Survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 02 February 2018)

3 August 2018, payment of £200 for a survey on 1 August 2018. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 24 September 2018)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: APPG for the Armed Forces
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: eight dinners, value: £40 each; total £320
Date received: 1 January 2018 to 31 July 2018
Date accepted: 1 January 2018 to 31 July 2018
Donor status: other
(Registered 16 August 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, Arup, and EDF Energy)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of benefit in kind (or estimate of the probable value): Flights valued at £908.56; accommodation valued at £540.62; food and drink valued at £67.12; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) valued at £110.84; £1,627.14 in total.
Destination of visit: China (Guangdong and Guangxi)
Date of visit: 6 – 10 November 2017
Purpose of visit: To strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the understanding of parliamentarians of China.
(Registered 20 December 2017)

Name of donor: (1) Clarion Defence (UK) Ltd (2) CAE Aircrew Training Services plc, both via the APPG on the Armed Forces
Address of donor: (1) Bedford House, 69 - 79 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JW (2) MSHATF RAF Benson, Wallingford OX10 6AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £250; (2) £250. The APPG for the Armed Forces used these sums to meet the costs of travel, food, accommodation and museum entry fees, which together had a total value of approx. £250 per person, £500 in total, after personal contributions of £100 each.
Destination of visit: The Netherlands
Dates of visit: 25–27 July 2018
Purpose of visit: Operation Market Garden Battlefield Tour by the APPG for the Armed Forces. This included visits to the sites of World War II battles and Commonwealth cemeteries.
(Registered 16 August 2018; updated 30 August 2018)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

Half share in shop with flat above, in Epping: (i) and, until 14 November 2017, (ii). (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 December 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

Trustee of the Patricia Watling Trust; a trust which benefits members of my family. (Registered 04 July 2017)

 

Prepared 21st November 2018