House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 30 October 2023

Seely, Bob (Isle of Wight)

Seely, Bob (Isle of Wight)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from News UK & Ireland Limited, PO Box 151, Peterborough PE7 8YT:

23 January 2023, received £1,550 for appearing as a panellist on Talk TV's First Edition programme. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 20 February 2023)

23 February 2023, received £50 for a guest appearance on a News UK show. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 March 2023)

8 March 2023, received £300 for a guest appearance on a News UK show. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 March 2023)

5 April 2023, received £300 for appearing as a guest on Talk TV's First Edition programme. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 April 2023)

22 May 2023, received £300 for a guest appearance on a News UK show. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 May 2023)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Sea View Yacht Club
Address of donor: The Esplanade, Seaview, Isle of Wight PO34 5HB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary Membership, total value £2,988 (£498 per annum)
Date received: 9 June 2017 - 8 June 2023
Date accepted: 9 June 2017
Donor status: friendly society
(Registered 04 August 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Skigruppe der Bundesversammlung
Address of donor: private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Ski passes/instruction for one person, value £622
Destination of visit: Davos, Switzerland
Dates of visit: 3-8 January 2023
Purpose of visit: Swiss-British Parliamentary Ski trip.
(Registered 02 February 2023)

Name of donor: Lord Michael Ashcroft
Address of donor: private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight from Chisinau Airport to Stansted Airport, estimated value £126.15
Destination of visit: Ukraine
Dates of visit: 20-24 December 2022
Purpose of visit: Visiting charities and officials in Ukraine in my role as Chair of the Ukraine APPG.
(Registered 09 February 2023)

Name of donor: UK Office of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation
Address of donor: Third Floor, 95 The Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1HH
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and travel £2,911, accommodation £1,190, meals/hospitality £310.31; total value £4,411.31
Destination of visit: Davos, Switzerland
Dates of visit: 17-19 January 2023
Purpose of visit: To contribute to Ukrainian events organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.
(Registered 10 February 2023)

Name of donor: Le Cercle
Address of donor: 85 Great Portland Street, First Floor, London W1W 7LT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£1,422.18), accommodation (£470) and meals during the meeting (£520), total value £2,412.18
Destination of visit: Warsaw, Poland
Dates of visit: 6-9 July 2023
Purpose of visit: A speaking engagement.
(Registered 04 August 2023; updated 10 August 2023)

Name of donor: (1) National Democratic Institute (2) Open Society Foundation
Address of donor: (1) 455 Massachusetts Ave, NW, 8th Floor, Washington DC 20001-2621, United States (2) 4th Floor, Herbal House, 8 Back Hill, London EC1R 5EN
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Accommodation, value £338.10 (2) Flights and transportation, value £431.05
Destination of visit: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates of visit: 1-2 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Participated in the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China Prague Summit.
(Registered 25 September 2023)

Name of donor: Yalta European Strategy Limited
Address of donor: Third Floor, 95 The Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1HH
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel (£74.75), conference fees (£305.48) and meal (£7.31), total value £387.54
Destination of visit: Kyiv, Ukraine
Dates of visit: 4-10 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Travel around Ukraine and attending the Yalta European Strategy Conference.
(Registered 02 October 2023)

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

Shared ownership of a property in London: (i) and, between 24 August 2021 and 15 December 2022, and again from 5 September 2023, (ii). (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 09 November 2021 and 26 September 2023)

8. Miscellaneous

Member of the Army Reserves. (Registered 06 July 2017)

From 9 June 2017, honorary membership of Royal Solent Yacht Club in Yarmouth. The annual value of this membership is below the registrable threshold. (Registered 18 January 2022)

 

Prepared 2nd November 2023