House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 7 May 2019

Letwin, Sir Oliver (West Dorset)

Letwin, Sir Oliver (West Dorset)

1. Employment and earnings

From 8 January 2018, a Senior Fellow of the Legatum Institute, an independent non-partisan policy, advisory and advocacy organization. Address: 11 Charles Street, London W1J 5DW. Until further notice, I will be paid £2,500 per month. Hours: 24 hrs per month. (Registered 08 January 2018)

From 22 January 2018 until further notice, senior adviser to the Faraday Institution, Materials Dept, Oxford University, Rex Richards Building, Oxford OX1 3RQ, a not-for-profit body formed by a consortium of UK universities to advance research in the UK on the development of battery technology. I expect to receive £1,000 per month for a commitment of around 8 hours per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 22 January 2018)

Payment of £400 expected from Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for an article written on 19 June 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 June 2018)

Payment of £8,000 expected from Atlantic Books Ltd, Ormond House, 26-7 Boswell St, London WC1N 3JZ, via Toby Mundy Associates Ltd, 38 Berkeley Square, London W1J 5AE, as an advance for a book written between May 2017 and June 2018. Hours: approx. 400 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2018)

Payment of £350 expected from the Evening Standard Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article written on 11 December 2018. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 31 December 2018)

£180 expected from the Observer for an article written on 22 February 2019 and published on 24 February 2019. Address of payer: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 07 March 2019)

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

My wife and I let out rooms in our London home: (i) and (ii). (Registered 25 April 2012)

8. Miscellaneous

From February 2017, Vice President of the Great Britain China Centre; a body funded by the FCO to promote relationships between the UK and the Communist Party of China. This role is unpaid but from time to time will involve travel to Beijing at the expense of the Centre. (Registered 13 February 2017)

From 19 April 2017, Chair (unpaid) of the Management Board of the Red Tape Initiative; a cross-party think tank established to identify regulatory changes that can be made by political consensus speedily after Brexit. (Registered 19 April 2017)

From 31 October 2018, member (unpaid) of the Advisory Council of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, which aims to deepen understanding of some of the most pressing challenges of our turbulent times, and to identify and explore sustainable solutions to them. (Registered 23 October 2018)


Prepared 8th May 2019