House of Commons

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

Benyon, Richard (Newbury)

Benyon, Richard (Newbury)

1. Employment and earnings

From 15 October 2015, director and Chair of the UK Water Partnership, a not for profit company set up to promote the interests of the UK water sector. Until further notice, I will be paid £15,000 a year (£3,750 quarterly) for an expected annual commitment of 12-14 days. (Registered 28 October 2015)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

Name of donor: Sir Philip Wroughton
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Donor status: individual
(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

Landholdings in Hampshire and Berkshire (some in my constituency) comprising farmland, residential and commercial property, some potential development land, woodlands and gravel workings, for some of which rent is received: (i) and (ii)
Residential and commercial property in Hackney, for which rent is received: (i) and (ii)
Rural land and property in Inverness-shire: (i)

The majority of property in these estates is held in family trusts in the trusteeship of Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Limited, of which I am Director. This is the trustee of various family trusts in all of which either I or members of my wider family have beneficial interests. (Updated 9 January 2014)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my sister, Catherine Haig, as part time Senior Researcher. (Registered 26 January 2017)

 

Prepared 3rd September 2019