House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 27 April 2020

Whittingdale, Mr John (Maldon)

Whittingdale, Mr John (Maldon)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments received from AlphaSights Ltd, Thames Court, 1 Queenhithe, London EC4V 3DX:

5 October 2019, received £500 for advice on the tourism industry. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 October 2019)

28 October 2019, received £433.33 for advice on the tourism industry. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 29 October 2019)

1 April 2017 until February 2020, providing advice on regulatory issues and policy development to Authors Licensing and Collecting Society, Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN. From 1 October 2018, I received £2,000 a quarter. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. Hours: 12 hrs a quarter. (Registered 04 July 2017; updated 25 October 2018 and 28 February 2020)

From 16 August 2017 until February 2020, adviser to the Federation of International Polo, Miraflores 1556, 11500 Montevideo, Uruguay, for which I received £3,000 a quarter. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. First payment received: 4 September 2017. Hours: 6 hours a month. (Registered 11 October 2017; updated 28 February 2020)

From 1 April 2019 until February 2020, Non-Executive Director of South West News Service, Media Centre, Emma Chris Way, Filton, Bristol BS34 7JU, for which I received £1,250 a month. Hours: 8 hrs a month. (Registered 01 April 2019; updated 28 February 2020)

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

Name of donor: Aquind Ltd
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000 for 2019 Election fighting fund
Donor status: company, registration 06681477
(Registered 08 January 2020)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
Address of donor: 30 Great Peter St, Westminster, London SW1P 2BU
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation £638.46; food and drink £247.78; local transportation £222.49; total value £1,108.73. Flights provided by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Jakarta, Indonesia
Dates of visit: 16-21 August 2019
Purpose of visit: APPG Indonesia trip to build UK-Indonesian understanding and partnerships on issues important to the bilateral relationship.
(Registered 19 September 2019)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 08 October 2012)

8. Miscellaneous

From 1 September 2018 until February 2020, a Trustee of the Royal Albert Hall. (Registered 28 March 2019; updated 28 February 2020)

10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client

My daughter, Alice Whittingdale, is employed as a Researcher at Pagefield Communications, The Courtyard Studio, 18 Marshall Street, London W1F 7BE. (Registered 21 January 2019)


Prepared 28th April 2020