Register of Members' Interests Contents


MALINS - MURPHY

MALINS, Humfrey (Woking)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Recorder of the Crown Court.
Consultant to Tuck & Mann, Solicitors, Leatherhead, Surrey.
Acting Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate.
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
 
MALLABER, Judy (Amber Valley)
6.Overseas visits
31 August-2 September 1997, to Udine, near Trieste, Italy, to lecture and run seminars at Summer School for public service managers on MPA course at South Bank University, Bocconi University (Italy), Erasmus University (Holland), Copenhagen Business School. Travel and accommodation paid for by the above organisations. No fee accepted. (Registered 10 September 1997)
 
MALLON, Seamus (Newry and Armagh)
Nil.
 
MANDELSON, Peter (Hartlepool)
Nil.
 
MAPLES, John (Stratford on Avon)
1.Remunerated Directorships
Agatha Christie Limited; ownership of literary copyrights.
6.Overseas visits
12-19 October 1997, to Japan, with all-party delegation, as a guest of the Japanese Government who paid all travel and hotel costs. (Registered 22 October 1997)
8.Land and Property
Flat in London W8: reversion on 20 year lease.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)S.E.P. Industrial Holdings PLC.
Capital & Income Trust PLC.; a property investment company.
C.I.T. Management Ltd.; the management company for Capital & Income Trust PLC.
Quintech Computer Services.
 
MAREK, Dr. John (Wrexham)
6.Overseas visits
3-8 September 1997, to Seoul, to attend the UK-Korea Forum for the Future, paid for by the Forum. (Registered 31 October 1997)
19-24 October 1997, to Slovakia with a parliamentary delegation to the Slovak Parliament, paid for by the Parliament. (Registered 31 October 1997)
7-12 November 1997, to the Falkland Islands, paid for by the Falkland Islands Legislative Council. (Registered 3 December 1997)
1-3 July 1998, to Gibraltar as Chairman of the Gibraltar Group at the invitation of the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 1 September 1998)
 
MARSDEN, Gordon (Blackpool South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Editor of History Today (until September 1997).
Associate lecturer with the Open University (part-time until October 1997).
6.Overseas visits
25-26 January 1998, to Germany, to speak at International Conference of North Sea Seaside Towns, paid for by Friedrich Ebert Foundation. (Registered 27 October 1998)
7-10 May 1998, to Slovenia, to chair sessions at FET Conference on EU Enlargement and Implications, paid for by British Aerospace. (Registered 27 October 1998)
4-7 September 1998, to Sweden, to speak at Workshop on Ethical Foreign Policy, paid for by Christian Social Democrats of Sweden. (Registered 27 October 1998)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of the Board of the Institute of Historical Research, London University (unpaid).
Member of the Advisory Council of the Museum of British History (unpaid).
 
MARSDEN, Paul (Shrewsbury and Atcham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional interviews for MORI polls.
Occasional written surveys for Harris Research.
Neither of these are regular and all fees are paid direct from each polling organisation to local charities in my constituency.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of the Agriculture and Rural Economy Committee of the Country Landowners Association (unremunerated).
Vice President of Offa's Dyke Association (honorary and unremunerated).
Vice President of Heart of Wales Line Travellers Association (honorary and unremunerated).
Member of Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Training and Enterprise (honorary and unremunerated).
 
MARSHALL, David (Glasgow Shettleston)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
Fees from both panels are passed on to other organisations.
I occasionally receive small payments for completing other research surveys. These payments are then passed on to other organisations.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
13-27 February 1997, loan of a Ford Mondeo car from Ford Motor Company, for a test drive. (Registered on 6 March 1997).
6.Overseas visits
10 June 1998, to Paris to attend World Cup Football match between Scotland and Brazil as a guest of Scottish Gas. (Registered 3 July 1998)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director, East End Partnership Ltd. (unpaid). This company is a registered charity and has been set up by Strathclyde Regional Council, Glasgow District Council and Glasgow Development Agency. It is now funded by Glasgow City Council and Glasgow Development Agency. I do not claim expenses of any kind.
Director, East End Ventures Ltd., Glasgow; a subsidiary company of East End Partnership, as above.
Co-opted Director (unpaid) of the Glasgow Alliance. This is a regeneration company funded by the Scottish Office and is a registered charity in Scotland. I do not claim expenses of any kind.
Honorary President of Energy Action Scotland. This is a charity registered in Scotland and I receive no payments or expenses of any kind.
 
MARSHALL, Jim (Leicester South)
Nil.
 
MARSHALL-ANDREWS, Robert (Medway)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen's Counsel.
Possible royalties from publishers (novels).
8.Land and Property
Small woodland in Shoreham, Kent.
 
MARTIN, Michael (Glasgow Springburn)
Nil.
 
MARTLEW, Eric (Carlisle)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
Fees from both Panels are sent directly to charities of my choice or the Labour Party.
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 Transport and General Workers' Union.
 
MATES, Michael (East Hampshire)
1.Remunerated directorships
ABS Hovercraft Ltd.; design and manufacture of hovercraft.
CyberAction Europe Ltd.; agents for computer software.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary consultant to Gentia Software (UK) Limited; a computer software company specialising in management solutions. (£1-£1,000)
Adviser on defence matters (no parliamentary involvement) to:
ABS Aircraft AG; a Swiss company manufacturing hovercraft.
Matra Hachette, a French company involved in defence co-operation with the UK.
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000). The fees are donated directly to the Wessex Children's Hospice.
Occasional broadcasting, journalism and lecturing.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Honorary adviser to the Royal British Legion (unremunerated).
 
MAUDE, Rt. Hon. Francis (Horsham)
1.Remunerated directorships
ASDA Group PLC; food retailing.
Benfield Reinsurance Ltd.
Gartmore Shared Equity Trust PLC.
GSET Securities Ltd.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I ceased to be an Advisory Director of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter on 18 June 1998. However, I may from time to time in the future undertake remunerated advisory work in relation to Morgan Stanley Dean Witter's non UK investment banking business.
Occasional fees for speaking at conferences etc. are applied to defray some of my office costs.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chairman of Governors, Abingdon School, Oxon. (unremunerated).
Director of Sportfact Ltd., owner of Guildford Flames Ice Hockey Team (unremunerated.)
 
MAWHINNEY, Rt. Hon. Sir Brian (North West Cambridgeshire)
1.Remunerated Directorships
Chairman (non-executive), Andras House Ltd.; property and hotels.
Alba Management Consultants Ltd. (non-executive).
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership of a local golf club in my constituency. (Registered 4 June 1998)
 
MAXTON, John (Glasgow Cathcart)
1.Remunerated directorships
Glasgow International Jazz Festival (unpaid, but free tickets for concerts.)
6.Overseas visits
1-3 July 1998, to Madrid as part of the British Spanish All Party Group for one day conference as guests of the Spanish Congress of Deputies. Travel paid for by British Gas PLC, Norwich Union PLC and British Petroleum PLC, the declared sponsors of the Group. (Registered 21 July 1998)
 
MAY, Theresa (Maidenhead)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional broadcasting fees.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary life membership for self and spouse of Maidenhead Conservative Club.
21 November 1997, my husband and I were the guests of ARCO Chemical Europe Inc. at a dinner and musical soirée at Spencer House, London. (Registered 3 December 1997)
11 July 1998, my husband and I were the guests of Southern Electric at dinner and a concert at the Henley Festival of Music and the Arts. (Registered 23 July 1998)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Shareholdings held by self and spouse in Prudential Corporation PLC, which do not qualify for registration under Category 9.
Member of the Court of the University of Reading (unpaid).
 
MEACHER, Rt. Hon. Michael (Oldham West and Royton)
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 UNISON.
I received assistance from the Opposition Front Bench Research Fund (for one year, terminating on 30 April 1997).
8.Land and Property
Flat let in London.
 
MEALE, Alan (Mansfield)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Mansfield District Council provides me with premises in Mansfield for use as constituency offices for which I pay a nominal rent, but not business rates. Staff, furniture, services and other running costs (excluding rates) are paid for by me.
June 1998, commissioned an independent report examining the likely effects of the proposed Ladbrokes/Coral merger, the full costs of which were met from sponsorship by individuals within the racing industry.
6.Overseas visits
26 May-1 June 1997, to Cyprus, to meet political leaders, paid for by the Federation of Greek Cypriots in Great Britain. (Registered 15 July 1997)
23-26 August 1997, to Cyprus, at the invitation of the World Federation of Greek Cypriots, who paid my travel and hotel costs. (Registered 3 October 1997)
8-14 October 1997, to Cyprus as a guest of the Morphou Association who paid my travel and hotel costs. (Registered 22 October 1997)
24-30 May 1998, to Singapore to examine transport infrastructure and investment strategies. Travel and accommodation costs paid for by Singapore International Airlines. (Registered 8 June 1998)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director, Mansfield 2010 (unpaid). An Economic Development Organisation made up jointly of local authorities and businesses whose remit is to develop new jobs and businesses into the Mansfield area.
Shareholding in Mansfield Town AFC, non-recoverable.
One share in Co-operative Society.
Chairman (unpaid), Parliamentary Beer Club - a body made up of Members of Parliament from all political parties committed to support for the brewing industry in Britain, those who work in the industry and those who consume its products.
Parliamentary spokesperson and consultant (unpaid) to the "Stand By Me Club", an organisation devoted to soul music and to the promotion of the song "Stand By Me", especially the recorded versions made by the artists Ben E. King and/or Kenny Lynch.
 
MERRON, Gillian (Lincoln)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Loan of a car for 7 weeks, from UNISON, my former employer. (Registered 22 July 1997)
 
MICHAEL, Alun (Cardiff South and Penarth)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Very occasional journalism.
6.Overseas visits
August 1996, visit to attend Democratic Party Convention in Chicago as representative of the British-American Parliament Group extended to visit police, prisons and voluntary sector organisations in Washington and Maryland with the assistance of the USIA. (Registered 29 July 1997)
 
MICHIE, Bill (Sheffield, Heeley)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Sheffield City Council provides me with premises in Sheffield for use as a Parliamentary office, for which I pay no rent other than a £1000 contribution to adaptation costs. Staff, furniture, services and running costs (excluding rates and power) are paid for by me.
 
MICHIE, Mrs. Ray (Argyll and Bute)
Nil.
 
MILBURN, Alan (Darlington)
Nil.
 
MILLER, Andrew (Ellesmere Port and Neston)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two return tickets to Prague, won in a British Airways draw at Labour Party Conference 1997. (Registered 21 October 1997)
6.Overseas visits
4-12 September 1996, study visit to the USA and Canada, organised and funded by the Parliamentary Information Technology Committee (PITCOM) with added support from Nortel and MCI International. (Registered 4 June 1997)
 
MITCHELL, Austin (Great Grimsby)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Associate Editor House Magazine. (£1,001-£5,000)
6.Overseas visits
28 August-2 September 1997, to Uzbekistan, to make appropriate contacts in order to set up an All Party Uzbekistan Group. My travel and internal subsistence was paid for by the Uzbekistan Parliament. (Registered 22 October 1997)
 
MOFFATT, Laura (Crawley)
Nil.
 
MOONIE, Dr. Lewis (Kirkcaldy)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary consultant to the William Hill Organisation Ltd.; racing and gambling. (£5,001-£10,000)
Parliamentary consultant to Scottish Coal; mining. (£5,001-£10,000)
 
MOORE, Michael (Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel.
 
MORAN, Margaret (Luton South)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
One-off donation of an ISDN link between my office at Westminster and constituency to enable Internet link to local schools, libraries, Town Hall etc. to promote wider access of MP to constituents.
6.Overseas visits
24-25 November 1997, to Dublin, funded by the Irish Government. The purpose of the visit was to brief Members on Dublin's perspective on talks and to meet leading members of the Irish Government and all political parties. (Registered 18 November 1997)
13-19 October 1998, to Canada, under the auspices of Parliamentary Information Technology Committee (PITCOM), sponsored by Nortel. Airfares paid by PITCOM. (Registered 28 October 1998)
8.Land and Property
Half ownership of a farmhouse and land in Spain. No regular rental income.
 
MORGAN, Alasdair (Galloway and Upper Nithsdale)
Nil.
 
MORGAN, Julie (Cardiff North)
Nil.
 
MORGAN, Rhodri (Cardiff West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Occasional fees from writing and freelance broadcasting.
6.Overseas visits
17-18 June 1997, to Paris Air Show, European Space Agency and Eutelsat Headquarters, paid for by the Parliamentary Space Committee and UK Industrial Space Committee. (Registered 22 July 1997)
 
MORLEY, Elliot (Scunthorpe)
Nil.
 
MORRIS, Estelle (Birmingham, Yardley)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Assistance with the adaptations, disability, housing and social services problems of people living in the Yardley constituency received from the employee of a charitable organisation known as the Hodge Hill Housing Advice Project (commenced in September 1994).
 
MORRIS, Rt. Hon. John (Aberavon)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Visit and hospitality for my wife and myself given by Ford Motor Co. at the Royal Tournament, July 1998. (Registered 27 July 1998)
6.Overseas visits
25 February-4 March 1997, to Taiwan, accompanied by my wife, to seek inward investment for my constituency. Fares and expenses paid by Taipei Representative Office in the UK. (Registered 10 March 1997).
6.Overseas visits
21 March 1998, to Dublin, accompanied by my wife, to attend the Ireland v Wales rugby match. Overnight stay and hospitality paid for by the Irish Government. I paid for the flights myself. (Registered 7 April 1998)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Gift of clock from Mr. Manish Bhatia which I have requested to be kept and displayed in the Law Officers' Department. (Registered 21 November 1997)
 
MOSS, Malcolm (North East Cambridgeshire)
Nil.
 
MOUNTFORD, Kali (Colne Valley)
Nil.
 
MOWLAM, Rt. Hon. Dr. Marjorie (Redcar)
Nil.
 
MUDIE, George (Leeds East)
Nil.
 
MULLIN, Chris (Sunderland South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Journalist and author:
Occasional income from newspaper articles.
Royalties and film rights from four books written between 1982­7.
8.Land and Property
One bedroom flat in Sunderland from which a rental income is received.
 
MURPHY, Denis (Wansbeck)
6.Overseas visits
15-24 June 1997, to Taiwan on trade mission with Northumberland County Council and N.D.C., paid for by Wansbeck District Council. (Registered 27 July 1997)
9-12 October 1997, to Bray, Eire, as Guest Speaker at the Conference of the National Association of Councillors, who paid for my travel and accommodation. (Registered 31 October 1997)
7-22 September 1998, to China as a guest of the Chinese Association for International Understanding (CAFIU). I paid for the return airfare, CAFIU met costs of accommodation and travel within China. (Registered 8 October 1998)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Small crystal figure of unknown value presented by Mr. Leslie Koo, President of Synpac (company based in my constituency). (Registered 27 July 1997)
 
MURPHY, Jim (Eastwood)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional contributions to newspapers in Scotland.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
2 and 10 January 1998, my family and I received hospitality at Glasgow Celtic football matches from Phoenix Honda. (Registered 6 April 1998)
6.Overseas visits
1-5 September 1997, to Israel, paid for by Labour Friends of Israel. (Registered 4 December 1997)
 
MURPHY, Paul (Torfaen)
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 Transport and General Workers' Union.
6.Overseas visits
20-23 February 1997, to Belgium, to attend conference on defence issues in my capacity as an Opposition spokesman on defence, paid for by Centre for Strategic Studies, Washington, USA. (Registered 22 July 1997)


 
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