House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 22 June 2020

Amess, Sir David (Southend West)

Amess, Sir David (Southend West)

1. Employment and earnings

Until April 2019, I was Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club, East Grinstead House, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 1UA. I received £6,000 a year in return for an expected commitment of 100 hours. Final payment received on 9 April 2019. (Updated 5 June 2015 and 02 July 2019)

Payments from Dods Group, 11th Floor, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG, for Q&A sessions:

£150 expected for a Q&A session on 26 June 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 01 July 2019)

Payment of £350 expected from Eden & Partners, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG, for taking part in a seminar on parliamentary engagement with a group of NHS clinical fellows on 11 September 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 September 2019)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

Name of donor: 97 Dining Club
Address of donor: 24 Mountain Ash Avenue, Leigh-on-Sea SS9 4SZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Date received: 26 November 2019
Date accepted: 26 November 2019
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 03 January 2020)

Name of donor: 1912 Club
Address of donor: 39 Raddens Road, Halesowen B62 0AW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,800
Date received: 14 November 2019
Date accepted: 14 November 2019
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 03 January 2020)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hotel room, value £350, associated with attending and speaking at Conference reception
Date received: 30 September 2019
Date accepted: 30 September 2019
Donor status: other
(Registered 14 October 2019)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Hadi Saidi
Address of donor: private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £340
Destination of visit: Albania
Dates of visit: 13-14 July 2019
Purpose of visit: To speak at NCRI International Conference.
(Registered 30 July 2019)

Name of donor: Yunus Emre Enstitüsü (Yunus Emre Institute) & ITSEB Turkish Speaking Health Professionals in the UK
Address of donor: 10 Maple Street, London W1T 5HA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £2,553
Destination of visit: Turkey
Dates of visit: 4-11 August 2019
Purpose of visit: Delegation of Conservative MPs to see the conditions of Syrian refugee camps and meet key officials, ministers, governors and mayors, also to visit the Turkish Grand National Assembly and trade and industry chambers.
(Registered 23 August 2019)

Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation for six nights, total value £4,100
Destination of visit: Qatar
Dates of visit: 15-20 February 2020
Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers and officials, discuss the Gulf Cooperation Council crisis, Workers’ rights, bilateral relations and regional issues.
(Registered 27 March 2020)

8. Miscellaneous

Chair of Board of Trustees of the Industry and Parliament Trust. (Updated 11 July 2014)

Chairman of the Industry and Parliament Fellowship Committee.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Julia Amess, as part-time Secretary/Caseworker.

 

Prepared 23rd June 2020