House of Commons

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

Thomas-Symonds, Nick (Torfaen)

Thomas-Symonds, Nick (Torfaen)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments received via The Wylie Agency (UK) Ltd, 17 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA:

12 November 2018, received £4,247.07 exclusive of VAT from Weidenfeld & Nicolson United Kingdom, Orion Publishing Group, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC47 0DZ, as an advance for a book. Hours: 6 hrs writing the publishing proposal. (Registered 13 November 2018)

10 May 2019, received royalties of £532.38 exclusive of VAT from Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DB, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 13 May 2019)

On 3 October 2018, I received £150 plus travel expenses from GUST, Slatecombe House, Beech Lane, Painswick, Stroud GL6 6SH, for delivering a talk at the Gloucester History Festival on 14 September 2018. Hours: 5 hrs (including 1.5 hrs preparation and 2.5 hrs travel). Payment donated to charity. (Registered 04 October 2018)

On 5 August 2019, I received £625 exclusive of VAT from the Oxford Chinese Economy Programme at St Edmund Hall, Oxford OX1 4AR, for delivering a talk on 5 August 2019. Hours: 8 hrs (including 2 hrs preparation and 4.5 hrs travel). (Registered 07 August 2019)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Mentorn Media
Address of donor: Tinopolis Centre, Park Street, Llanelli, SA15 3YE
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: for the purposes of appearing on BBC Question Time, travel to and from Belfast, approximately £170; accommodation, food and incidentals, approximately £280; total value £450 (all my own estimates)
Date received: 21 -22 March 2019
Date accepted: 21 March 2019
Donor status: company, registration number 02329345
(Registered 08 April 2019)

8. Miscellaneous

Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 03 June 2015)

From 16 January 2019, Patron, Breast Care Unit, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (unpaid role). (Registered 17 January 2019)


Prepared 3rd September 2019