House of Commons

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

Vaizey, Mr Edward (Wantage)

Vaizey, Mr Edward (Wantage)

1. Employment and earnings

From 20 December 2016 until further notice, consultant to LionTree LLC, 660 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065. I provide general analysis of European telecom, media and technology sector developments, and host seminars and events. From 1 October 2017, I will be paid a monthly retainer of £6,333 plus VAT and related expenses. Hours: approx. 20 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 13 January 2017; updated 19 June 2017, 31 October 2017 and 11 January 2019)

From 1 September 2017 until further notice, adviser to Digital Theatre.com Limited, 4th Floor, 35 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6BW. I receive a monthly fee of £2,500 plus VAT for an expected commitment of 8 hrs a month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 30 October 2017)

Payments from the Evening Standard Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

Payment of £350 expected for an article written on 16 April 2019. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 29 April 2019)

From 15 January 2018 until 31 March 2019, adviser to NEC Europe Ltd, Athene, Odyssey Business Park, West End Road, South Ruislip HA4 6QE. I received a fee of £24,000 per annum, paid quarterly. Hours: approx. 4 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 15 January 2018; updated 25 February 2019)

Payments for speeches received via London Speaker Bureau, 235 Kensington High St, London W8 6SF:

30 October 2018, received £5,000 plus VAT from UiPath, 119 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5PU. Hours: approx. 8 hrs including preparation. (Registered 31 October 2018)

6 November 2018, received £6,507.75 plus VAT, from Microsoft Romania SRL, Piata Presei Libere nr. 3-5, City Gate Building, South Tower, 2nd Floor, Bucharest, Sector 1, 013 702, for a speech made at the Microsoft Business Summit, Romania. Hours: approx. 12.5 hrs including preparation, travel and attendance. (Registered 12 November 2018; updated 17 December 2018)

12 December 2018, received £4,560 plus VAT from UK Cloud Ltd, Hartham Park, Corsham SN13 0RP. Hours: 8 hrs including preparation, travel and attendance. (Registered 14 December 2018)

3 April 2019, received £5,000 plus VAT from Pegasystems Ltd, 3rd Floor, One Reading Central, 23 Forbury Road, Reading RG1 3JH. Hours: 8 hrs including preparation, travel and attendance. (Registered 08 April 2019)

8 January 2019, received £200 plus VAT from Conde Nast, Vogue House, Hanover Square, London W1S 1JU, for an article in The Wired World in 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 15 January 2019)

11 January 2019, received £15,000 from AlterMind UK Ltd, Northcliffe House, Young Street, London W8 5EH, for business development advice on a one-off project, provided between 2 and 11 January 2019. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2019)

12 January 2019, received £4,000 for telecoms policy advice from Route One Investment Company, One Letterman Drive, Building D, Suite DM 200, San Francisco, CA 94129, USA. Hours: approx. 10 hrs. (Registered 25 February 2019)

From 14 February 2019 until further notice, Member of Advisory Board, Salary Finance Limited (employee loans), of One Hammersmith Broadway, London, W6 9DL, for which I will receive 1250 share options at a strike price of £4.48 in February 2020 and a further 1250 share options each year thereafter until February 2023. Hours: 1 hr a month. (Registered 25 February 2019)

From 1 March 2019 until further notice, Member of FTI Consulting's Technology Media and Telecommunications Advisory Board, 200 Aldersgate, Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD, for which I will receive £5,000 per month. Hours: 16 hrs per month. (Registered 25 March 2019)

From 1 May 2019 until further notice, member of the advisory board of NewsGuard Technologies Inc, a company which rates websites, of 25 West 52nd Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10019. In return for this I have received share options with a current value of £19,322. Hours: expected to be approx. 2 hrs a month. (Registered 15 May 2019)

Fee of £500 expected from Intelligence Squared Ltd, 6th Floor Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for speaking at a debate on 18 June 2019. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 19 June 2019)

Fee of £4,650 plus VAT expected from Cognizant Worldwide Ltd, 1 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, London W2 6BD, via Maria Franzoni Ltd PO Box 844, Godalming GU7 9JH, for a speech on 10 July 2019. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 12 July 2019)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Carabao Cup Final, value £528
Date received: 24 February 2019
Date accepted: 24 February 2019
Donor status: company, registration 02719699
(Registered 27 February 2019)

Name of donor: Chelsea Football Club
Address of donor: Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, including hospitality, to a football match at Chelsea Football Club, value £1,428
Date received: 5 May 2019
Date accepted: 5 May 2019
Donor status: company, registration 1965149
(Registered 31 May 2019)

Name of donor: Stoke Park Ltd
Address of donor: Stoke Park Club, Park Road, Stoke Poges SL2 4PG
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Boodles tennis tournament, value £700
Date received: 25 June 2019
Date accepted: 25 June 2019
Donor status: company, registration 02732069
(Registered 12 July 2019)

Name of donor: Stoke Park Ltd
Address of donor: Stoke Park Club, Park Road, Stoke Poges SL2 4PG
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Wimbledon tennis tournament, value £370
Date received: 12 July 2019
Date accepted: 12 July 2019
Donor status: company, registration 02732069
(Registered 12 July 2019)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University
Address of donor: 285 Mercer St, 7th floor, New York, NY 10003
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £792; accommodation with an estimated value of £300; total £1,092
Destination of visit: Florence
Dates of visit: 17-18 March 2019
Purpose of visit: To speak at a conference organised by the donor.
(Registered 26 March 2019)

8. Miscellaneous

From November 2016, Council Member (unpaid) of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From November 2016, Trustee (unpaid) of BritDoc Charitable Trust. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From November 2016, Member (unpaid) of the Advisory Board of the London Festival of Architecture. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From 1 December 2016, Chairman, Creative Fuse North East, an enquiry into the creative, design and IT industries in the NE (unpaid, though travel and accommodation expenses will be met). (Registered 30 November 2016)

 

Prepared 3rd September 2019