House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 15 July 2019

Baron, Mr John (Basildon and Billericay)

Baron, Mr John (Basildon and Billericay)

1. Employment and earnings

From 1 July 2018 until further notice, £800 (previously £600) a month for a monthly investment column in the FT’s Investors' Chronicle magazine. Address: Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL. All fees are waived in lieu of FT donations to charities of my choice. Hours: 1 hr a month (1 column). (Updated 22 June 2015, 11 August 2016 and 02 July 2018)

Payments received from Pearson Education, Harlow, Essex CM17 9NA, for writing a book:

31 December 2017, received royalties of £253.42. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 23 October 2018)

30 June 2018, received royalties of £202.22. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 23 October 2018)

15 May 2018, received advance of £1,500 for a revised edition of my book. Expected hours: 150 hrs. (Registered 03 December 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: British Council
Address of donor: 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For a member of staff and myself, flights £5,389.62; accommodation £227.90; transport and internal transfers (estimated cost) £280.50; food (estimated cost) £150; total value £6,048.02
Destination of visit: Astana, Kazakhstan
Dates of visit: 13 - 16 November 2018
Purpose of visit: As Chair of the British Council APPG, to attend the Creative Central Asia - Astana Forum organised by the British Council.
(Registered 12 December 2018)

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

Two investment residential properties in London: (i) and (ii). (Updated 05 December 2012 and 17 July 2018)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

Equi Ltd. (Registered 05 July 2017; updated 07 June 2018 and 17 July 2018)

8. Miscellaneous

From 16 June 2015, Director of Equi Ltd. (Registered 07 June 2018; updated 17 July 2018)

 

Prepared 17th July 2019