House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 5 November 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:

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 6th November 2019