Register of Members' Interests Contents


GALBRAITH - GUNNELL

GALBRAITH, Sam (Strathkelvin and Bearsden)
Nil.
 
GALE, Roger (North Thanet)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Consultant on media and presentation to:
Scottish & Newcastle Breweries PLC.
TMA Ltd.; PR company.
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000). This is paid direct to charity.
3.Clients
Of TMA:
Funeral Planning Council (professional association).
6.Overseas visits
28-29 April 1998, to France for Parliamentary Information Technology Committee study visit to France Telecoms and Assemblée Nationale in Paris. Travel funded by the committee with hospitality provided by Bull Information Systems. (Registered 21 May 1998)
21-22 July 1998, to Luxembourg for study trip to Société Européene des Satellites, ASTRA's headquarters, jointly sponsored by the Parliamentary Cable and Satellite Group and Société Européenne des Satellites. The purpose of the visit was to learn about technological developments in satellite transmission and operations, including digital technology. (Registered 30 July 1998)
9-16 October 1998, to Cyprus, to take part in the memorial service in Morphou and to visit the Head of State, other party leaders in the Republic of Cyprus and to visit representatives of the community in the northern part of the Island. Air fare and accommodation provided by the Morphou Municipality and the Friends of Cyprus. (Registered 6 November 1998)
 
GALLOWAY, George (Glasgow Kelvin)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular column in the Mail on Sunday. (£50,001-£55,000)
Freelance journalism: Guardian, Sunday Times, Evening Standard, Independent on Sunday.
6.Overseas visits
2-4 November 1997, to Abu-Dhabi, accompanied by my partner and my parliamentary assistant, to attend a conference on the Future of the Arab World. The Government of the UAE paid for our travel and accommodation. (Registered 12 November 1997)
9-11 June 1998, to Washington, to give a lecture on Capitol Hill on the nuclear crisis in South Asia and to make a speech at the national Press Club in Washington on the same subject. Flights and hotel bills were paid by the Pakistani-American Congress. (Registered 12 June 1998)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
November 1997, gift of a watch from the Government of the UAE during my visit to Abu-Dhabi. (Registered 12 November 1997)
 
GAPES, Mike (Ilford South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
All monies donated to Ilford South Constituency Labour Party.
Occasional journalism, broadcasting.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
27 October 1997, my wife and I attended the Gramophone Awards in London as guests of Britannia Music. (Registered 20 March 1998)
9 February 1998, my wife and I attended the Brit Awards in London as guests of Britannia Music. (Registered 20 March 1998)
6.Overseas visits
December 1997, to Dublin to meet political leaders and discuss the Northern Irish peace process. Travel and one night's accommodation were paid for by the Irish Government. (Registered 26 March 1998)
16-18 October 1998, to Sigtuna, Sweden, to speak at Conference on Mediation and International Conflict, hosted by Olaf Palme International Centre and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Travel, accommodation and meals provided by hosts. (Registered 5 November 1998)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
President of Redbridge United Chinese Association (unremunerated).
Vice-President Redbridge Chamber of Commerce (unremunerated).
Vice-Chairman of Ilford Football Club (unremunerated).
Member of the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.
Member of the Council of Voluntary Service Overseas.
 
GARDINER, Barry (Brent North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner of Mediterranean Average Adjusting Company; arbitration of maritime casualties.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
May 1998, publication of my Annual Report to all my constituents was sponsored by Garavi Gujarat Publications Ltd., London.
6.Overseas visits
30 January-1 February 1998, to Montreal, to give a lecture at Concordia University on "Conflicting Nationalisms - The Case in Sri Lanka", paid for by the Department of Theology at Concordia University. (Registered 4 February 1998)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of SHH UK Ltd.; average adjusting company. There is no personal remuneration from the directorship, but my company, Mediterranean Average Adjusting Co., which prepares work for SHH UK Ltd., is remunerated both for the work done and for my services as a director.
 
GARNIER, Edward (Harborough)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister.
October 1998, single payment of £500 from MQM for advice on the Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act, 1998.
6.Overseas visits
22-27 March 1998, to the People's Republic of China and to Hong Kong 27-31 March 1998 as a guest respectively of the Government of the PRC and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. Outward and return flights and flights within China paid for by the Government of the PRC. (Registered 3 April 1998)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Tockmore Ltd.; a property company.
 
GEORGE, Andrew (St. Ives)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional market research work. The fees I receive are given to charity, campaigns or my constituency party. I do not receive any money personally.
 
GEORGE, Bruce (Walsall South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional media fees.
Occasional writing of articles.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A contribution of more than 25% of my election expenses at the 1997 General Election was made by GMB.
 
GERRARD, Neil (Walthamstow)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of Board, Theatre Royal, Stratford, East London.
Member of Board of Trustees, Leyton Orient Community Sports Programme.
Member of Board of Trustees, European Public Health Foundation.
 
GIBB, Nick (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Six-weekly column for Accountancy Age. (£1,001-£5,000)
Occasional broadcasting.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A donation of more than 25% of my election expenses at the 1997 General Election was made by the Churchill Luncheon Club, Chichester.
6.Overseas visits
March 1998, to Cadenabbia, Italy, at the invitation of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, who paid for board, lodging and local transport. (Registered 23 March 1998)
 
GIBSON, Ian (Norwich North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
October 1998, fee from Rhone-Poulenc Rorer for speaking and chairing two sessions at a meeting in Oxford.
Occasional fees for opinion polls. Fees passed on to local charity.
Occasional fees for television appearances.
6.Overseas visits
5-12 April 1998, to the USA, to take part in an international conference on International Citizenship, paid for by Dickinson College, Carlisle PA. (Registered 17 April 1998)
 
GILL, Christopher (Ludlow)
8.Land and Property
A farm in Shropshire.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)F.A. Gill Ltd.; meat processors and wholesalers.
 
GILLAN, Cheryl (Chesham and Amersham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional income from broadcasting.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership of Hazlemere Golf and Country Club (Penn Road, Hazlemere, Bucks.)
Installation of Wombat car security alarm from Foxguard Limited. (Registered 11 March 1998)
On 21 May 1998 I was entertained for half a day at the First One-Day International England vs. South Africa at The Oval by Texaco. (Registered 1 June 1998)
29-31 May 1998, I attended a weekend conference entitled The International Regulation of Cyberspace at Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire, at the invitation and expense of The Ditchley Foundation. (Registered 8 June 1998)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Honorary President of the British Importers Association.
 
GILROY, Linda (Plymouth Sutton)
Nil.
 
GODMAN, Dr. Norman A. (Greenock and Inverclyde)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A contribution of more than 25% of my election expenses at the 1997 General Election was made by the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians.
6.Overseas visits
24 November 1997, to Dublin to visit the Dail at the invitation of the Irish Government. (Registered 5 February 1998)
 
GODSIFF, Roger (Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I rent an office at a subsidised rent from the Gary Owen Club in my constituency. The office is used as an Advice Centre and is staffed by my assistants.
 
GOGGINS, Paul (Wythenshawe and Sale East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Salford City Council.
 
GOLDING, Llin (Newcastle­under­Lyme)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Various frequent and infrequent Parliamentary surveys. Any money involved is paid directly to nominated charities or organisations.
6.Overseas visits
9 September 1997, to Gibraltar to attend National Day celebrations. Overnight stay in Rock Hotel paid for by Gibraltar Government. Flight paid by myself. (Registered 28 November 1997)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Trustee of the NSPCC (unpaid).
Trustee of SAFE (children's charity) (unpaid).
Trustee of Second Chance (fishing charity) (unpaid).
 
GOODLAD, Rt. Hon. Sir Alastair (Eddisbury)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional journalism.
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
December 1997, Christmas hamper from the Sultan of Brunei. (Registered 19 December 1997)
 
GORDON, Eileen (Romford)
Nil.
 
GORMAN, Mrs. Teresa (Billericay)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International).
Occasional journalism and broadcasting,
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director (unremunerated) of Aphrodite Clinics Ltd.; HRT clinics.
 
GORRIE, Donald (Edinburgh West)
1.Remunerated Directorships
Edinburgh Translation Ltd.; a language translation agency in Edinburgh.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor on City of Edinburgh Council.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Edinburgh Translation Ltd.
 
GRAHAM, Thomas (West Renfrewshire)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A contribution of more than 25% of my election expenses at the 1997 General Election was made by Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers.
 
GRANT, Bernie (Tottenham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional lecturing, broadcasting and journalism.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
3 volume set of Know Africa reference books, a gift from Africa Books Ltd. (Registered 6 April 1998)
March 1998, hospitality at Tottenham Hotspur Football Ground, courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Floros Charalambous. (Registered 6 April 1998)
6.Overseas visits
November 1997, to University of Maryland, USA, to participate in a debte on Black Leadership. Travel costs and hotel accommodation met by University of Maryland. (Registered 19 November 1997)
August-September 1997, to Montserrat, initially at my own expense, with no expectation of reimbursement of my costs. Subsequently reimbursed by the Government of Montserrat on 19 November 1997. (Registered 19 November 1997)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chairman of the Board of The Global Trade Centre Ltd. (unremunerated).
 
GRAY, James (North Wiltshire)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
From October 1997, I receive the services of a researcher sponsored by the Christian organisation CARE.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Free membership of the Baltic Exchange.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)J.E. Beale PLC.; department stores.
 
GREEN, Damian (Ashford)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Policy Director, European Media Forum.
Contributor to publications, Informed Sources; multi-media analysts.
Adviser on regulatory and European issues, Unigate European Food.
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
Member of Harris Research Panel. (£1-£1,000)
Occasional fees for television appearances.
Bi-monthly column for Manifesto. (£1,001-£5,000)
6.Overseas visits
4-8 January 1998, to Israel on a fact-finding visit organised by Conservative Friends of Israel, paid for by the Israeli Government. (Registered 20 January 1998)
 
GREENWAY, John (Ryedale)
1.Remunerated directorships
Smart and Cook Group Ltd; insurance broking firm.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Parliamentary Adviser to:
The Institute of Insurance Brokers. (£10,001-£15,000)
Yorkshire Tyne Tees Television PLC. (£10,001-£15,000) (contract to expire in mid-November 1998)
The Institute of Sales Promotion. (£1,001-£5,000)
777The British Promotional Merchandising Association. (£1,001-£5,000)
7ITV Association (1 June-31 December 1998). (£1,001-£5,000)
Adviser on the incentives industry to European Incentive and Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition and Avenue Exhibitions Ltd. (£1,001-£5,000)
I am an elected member of the Insurance Brokers' Registration Council and a practising insurance broker.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I have received occasional hospitality at several racecourses, mainly from the BHB, the RCA, The Tote and the York Race Committee.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Smart and Cook Group Ltd.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Honorary adviser to the British Healthcare Association (no payment).
Chairman of The Federation of Insurance and Investment Intermediary Associations (unpaid).
 
GRIEVE, Dominic (Beaconsfield)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister.
Member of Lloyds' (no longer underwriting).
Categories of business underwritten in run-off years: All.
 
GRIFFITHS, Jane (Reading East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Reading Borough Councillor.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Guest of Coral at Royal Ascot on 18 June 1998. (Registered 23 July 1998)
6.Overseas visits
19-23 January 1998, to Armenia, sponsored by All-Party Group, flights paid for by British Airways. (Registered 22 May 1998)
1-6 February 1998, to Israel as guest of Labour Friends of Israel. (Registered 22 May 1998)
22-24 April 1998, to Tokyo, to attend a British-Japanese Parliamentary Symposium, costs borne by the Japanese Government. (Registered 12 May 1998)
 
GRIFFITHS, Nigel (Edinburgh South)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
9 February 1998, attendance at the Brit Awards as a guest of the organisers. (Registered 23 March 1998)
22 March 1998, attendance at the Calcutta Cup as a guest of Edinburgh District Transco. (Registered 23 March 1998)
 
 
GRIFFITHS, Win (Bridgend)
Nil.
 
GROCOTT, Bruce (Telford)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the National Union of Journalists: occasional payment from writing and broadcasting.
 
GROGAN, John (Selby)
Nil.
 
GUMMER, Rt. Hon. John Selwyn (Suffolk Coastal)
1.Remunerated Directorships
Ambio Ltd.; consultants on environmental liability etc.
Chairman, Sancroft International Ltd.; environmental consultants.
Environmental Director of General Utilities; water and waste management and rail transport.
Chairman (non-executive), Valpak Ltd.; nationwide compliance scheme for the packaging industry, which aims to help businesses meet legal obligations to achieve UK targets for recovery and recycling of waste.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
International environmental adviser to Johnson Matthey PLC; refiners and manufacturers of catalytic converters and fuel cell parts.
Writing, broadcasting, lecturing and chairing conferences etc.
6.Overseas visits
6-12 November 1998, to Buenos Aires, Argentina, accompanied by my wife, to attend the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, as guests of Ing. Maria Julia Alsogaray, the Argentinean Environment Minister. (Registered 12 November 1998)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Ambio Ltd.
Sancroft International Ltd.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of Walsingham College (Affiliated Schools) Ltd. (unpaid).
Guardian of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, who operate the Walsingham College Trust Association Ltd., the Walsingham College (Yorkshire Properties) Ltd., and the Walsingham College Affiliated Schools Ltd. (unpaid).
Member of the advice panel of Templeton Foundation.
Trustee of the Theodore Trust.
Trustee of the Open Churches Trust.
Trustee of the Catholic Central Library.
Director of William Pickering Ltd.; antiquarian booksellers.
Trustee of Evening Standard Memorial Appeal.
 
GUNNELL, John (Morley and Rothwell)
1.Remunerated directorships
Yorkshire Fund Managers (non-executive), a company jointly owned by Yorkshire Enterprise Ltd., a publicly owned regional venture capital company, and York Trust Limited.
Non-executive director of the following BES Assured Tenancy Companies promoted and managed by Pinnacle Group:
Capital Prime Properties PLC.
Properties Plus PLC.
Properties Plus II PLC.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Former university teacher (in receipt of pension).
Occasional fees for articles and publications.
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000). Fees donated directly to charities, schools etc.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of Opera North Limited (unremunerated).
Honorary President, Yorkshire and Humberside Development Association.
Honorary President, North of England Regional Consortium.
Trustee, National Coal Mining Museum for England.
Honorary Director, South Leeds Groundwork Trust Limited.
 


 
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