House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 2 September 2019

Amess, Sir David (Southend West)

Amess, Sir David (Southend West)

1. Employment and earnings

Until April 2019, I was Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club, East Grinstead House, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 1UA. I received £6,000 a year in return for an expected commitment of 100 hours. Final payment received on 9 April 2019. (Updated 5 June 2015 and 02 July 2019)

Payments from Dods Group, 11th Floor, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG, for Q&A sessions:

27 March 2018, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2018)

15 November 2018, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2018)

22 November 2018, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2018)

25 January 2019, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 January 2019)

£150 expected for a Q&A session on 26 June 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 01 July 2019)

24 December 2018, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for an opinion survey. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Election Commission of the Maldives
Address of donor: 5th Floor, Ports Complex, Hilaalee Magu, Malé, Rep of Maldives
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £5,275.66
Destination of visit: Maldives
Dates of visit: 21-28 August 2018
Purpose of visit: To observe preparations for the Presidential Election due to be held on 23 September 2018.
(Registered 12 September 2018)

Name of donor: Hadi Saidi
Address of donor: private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £340
Destination of visit: Albania
Dates of visit: 13-14 July 2019
Purpose of visit: To speak at NCRI International Conference.
(Registered 30 July 2019)

Name of donor: Yunus Emre Enstitüsü (Yunus Emre Institute) & ITSEB Turkish Speaking Health Professionals in the UK
Address of donor: 10 Maple Street, London W1T 5HA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £2,553
Destination of visit: Turkey
Dates of visit: 4-11 August 2019
Purpose of visit: Delegation of Conservative MPs to see the conditions of Syrian refugee camps and meet key officials, ministers, governors and mayors, also to visit the Turkish Grand National Assembly and trade and industry chambers.
(Registered 23 August 2019)

8. Miscellaneous

Chair of Board of Trustees of the Industry and Parliament Trust. (Updated 11 July 2014)

Chairman of the Industry and Parliament Fellowship Committee.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Julia Amess, as part-time Secretary/Caseworker.

 

Prepared 3rd September 2019