House of Commons

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

Bridgen, Andrew (North West Leicestershire)

Bridgen, Andrew (North West Leicestershire)

1. Employment and earnings

From 6 May 2020 to 5 May 2022, Director of Mere Plantations Ltd of Unit 1 Cherry Tree Farm, Cherry Tree Lane, Rostherne WA14 3RZ; a company which grows teak in Ghana. I will be paid £12,000 a year for an expected monthly commitment of 8 hrs. (Registered 17 June 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: Yew Lodge Ltd
Address of donor: Yew Lodge Hotel, 33 Packington Hill, Kegworth DE74 2DF
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500
Donor status: company, registration 00719573
(Registered 02 January 2020)

Name of donor: JS Bloor (services) Ltd
Address of donor: Ashby Road, Measham, Swadlincote DE12 7JP
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,000
Donor status: company, registration 02164993
(Registered 02 January 2020)

Name of donor: Mere Plantations Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 1 Cherry Tree Farm, Cherry Tree Lane, Rostherne WA14 3RZ
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: company, registration 06041356
(Registered 02 January 2020)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Eldon Insurance
Address of donor: Floor 1, St James Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AD
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest of the donor at Pakistan v South Africa ICC World Cup at Lord’s, value £444
Date received: 23 June 2019
Date accepted: 23 June 2019
Donor status: company, registration 477112
(Registered 05 July 2019)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Mere Plantations Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 1 Cherry Tree Farm, Cherry Tree Lane, Rostherne WA14 3RZ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Visa £280, airport parking £75.99; flights £2,469.93; accommodation £425.59; food and drink £48.49; total value £3,300
Destination of visit: Afram Headwaters, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Dates of visit: 4-8 August 2019
Purpose of visit: UK company major asset inspection (hardwood plantations). Learning trip on potential climate change mitigation for UK.
(Registered 20 August 2019)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

AB Produce PLC; processing and distribution of fresh vegetables.

AB Produce Trading Ltd; holding company.

Bridgen Investments Ltd; investment company, investing in shares, property, building projects.

From 6 February 2017, AB Farms Ltd; potato production and storage. (Registered 21 March 2017)

 

Prepared 23rd June 2020