House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 5 September 2022

Edwards, Ruth (Rushcliffe)

Edwards, Ruth (Rushcliffe)

1. Employment and earnings

Clients of Mongoose Bridges Ltd, of which I was a director between 1 May 2021 and 17 January 2022. (Registered 01 June 2021; updated 16 February 2022)

From 1 May 2021 until 31 December 2021, Adviser to MHR International UK Ltd (HR and payroll software and solutions), Peterbridge House, The Lakes, Northampton NN4 7HB. Mongoose Bridges ltd receives £5,000 a month for providing advice on public sector, technology strategy and cyber security. Hours: 16 hrs a month. (Registered 01 June 2021; updated 10 December 2021)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Great Britain-China Centre (GBCC)
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Participation in the Future Leader’s Programme, which aims to improve attendees’ understanding the UK’s bilateral relationship with China. GBCC is an executive non-departmental body of the FCDO, but is also sponsored by HSBC, Prudential, abrdn and Arup. Including food and accommodation, total value £3,735.63
Date received: 9-12 November 2021
Date accepted: 9 November 2021
Donor status: company, registration 01196043
(Registered 26 November 2021; updated 10 December 2021)

Name of donor: Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club
Address of donor: Trent Bridge, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 6AG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for Day 1 of the 2nd Test Match between England and New Zealand, total value £310
Date received: 10 June 2022
Date accepted: 10 June 2022
Donor status: company, registration IP28978R
(Registered 14 June 2022)

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 16 December 2021)

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

From 1 May 2021 until 17 January 2022, Mongoose Bridges Ltd, consultancy, apiculture and horticulture. (Registered 01 June 2021; updated 25 February 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

From 1 May 2021 until 17 January 2022, unpaid Director of Mongoose Bridges Ltd, a family company owned jointly with my husband, which provides consultancy services. (Registered 01 June 2021; updated 16 February 2022)

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

My spouse, Owen Edwards, is employed through the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) as the Coalition Coordinator for the Better Planning Coalition. (Registered 15 July 2022)


Prepared 8th September 2022