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GALE, Roger (North Thanet)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Consultant on media and presentation to Omni 2010 (Glasgow); PR company. (£1,001-£5,000)
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000). This is paid direct to charity.
3.Clients
Of Omni 2010 (Glasgow):
TMA; PR company.
8.Land and Property
A flat, currently let, in South London.
A barn in France.
 
GALLOWAY, George (Glasgow Kelvin)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular column in the Mail on Sunday. (£60,001-£65,000)
Freelance journalism and broadcasting.
6.Overseas visits
August 2001, to USA for four days, to make a speech. Flight and hotel expenses paid by Kashmiri-American Council. (Registered 29 October 2001)
October 2001, four day humanitarian visit to Iraq. Flight, hotel and car paid for by the Mariam Appeal. (Registered 29 October 2001)
May 2001, to Iraq for six days to attend conference. Flight, hotel and car paid for by the Mariam Appeal. (Registered 29 October 2001)
September 2001, to Romania for four days to attend conference. Flight and hotel paid for by the Mariam Appeal. (Registered 29 October 2001)
11-17 November 2001, to Iraq. All costs were met by the Mariam Appeal, an organisation working for the lifting of the embargo on Iraq. (Registered 19 November 2001)
2-5 December 2001, to Abu Dhabi, paid for by the Government of the United Arab Emirates. (Registered 6 December 2001)
27-31 December 2001, to Libya. Four nights' hotel accommodation paid for by the Academy of Graduates in Tripoli where I gave two speeches. (Registered 7 January 2002)
6-9 January 2002, to Jordan and Iraq. Three nights' hotel accommodation paid for by the Mariam Appeal. (Registered 16 January 2002)
14-21 January 2002, to Canada and US. Flights and hotel accommodation paid for by the Canadian anti-sanction campaign and the Methodist Church, Seattle, USA. (Registered 25 January 2002)
April 2002, to Paris, to the French Senate. Flight from Faro to Paris and one night's hotel accommodation paid for by French anti-sanctions campaigners. (Registered 14 May 2002)
April 2002, to Rome to speak at the Italian Parliament. Flight from Paris to Rome and Rome to London and one night's hotel accommodation paid for by an Italian-Palestinian solidarity group. (Registered 14 May 2002)
April 2002, to Rabat for a meeting on Iraq. Return flight from London - Rabat and two nights' hotel accommodation paid for by the Great Britain Iraq Society, of which I am Chairman. (Registered 14 May 2002)
May 2002, to Amman, return flight paid for by the Great Britain Iraq Society, who also paid for a car from Amman to Baghdad and flight from Baghdad-Amman. Three nights in the al Rashid hotel paid for by myself. A car and bus from Amman to the West Bank and from West Bank to Gaza and two nights in a Jerusalem hotel paid for by the Emergency Committee on Iraq and Palestine. One night in an hotel in Gaza paid for by myself. (Registered 14 May 2002)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)AVL Media Ltd; publication and media company.
Finjan Ltd.; media company which I jointly own.
 
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.
6.Overseas visits
5-6 July 2001, to Brussels, to speak to seminar organised by "Cercle Europe" on European Defence Policy. Air travel and one night's hotel accommodation paid for by hosts. (Registered 23 August 2001)
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 Voluntary Service Overseas.
Vice-President, Valentines Park Conservationists.
Trustee, Parkside Community Association.
 
GARDINER, Barry (Brent North)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Sponsorship of my Constituency Reports by the Asian Marketing Group.
I employ for one day a week a research assistant who is employed for four days a week by Business in Sport and Leisure.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership of the Baltic Exchange given by the Exchange. (Registered 3 March 2000)
On 16 January 2002 I hosted a lunch in the House of Commons for Members of Parliament to discuss aspects of the Budd Report into Gaming Legislation Reform. The lunch was paid for by Leisure Parcs Limited. (Registered 18 February 2002)
6.Overseas visits
9-15 October 2001, to Sri Lanka. Flight and hotel accommodation paid for by InPaCT (the Initiative for Political and Conflict Transformation), Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Registered 10 December 2001)
21-31 January 2002, to India as part of a delegation of MPs sponsored by Labour Friends of India. Airline tickets and hospitality in India provided by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Government of India. (Registered 6 March 2002)
 
 
GARNIER, Edward (Harborough)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister.
Occasional paid journalism and broadcast media appearances.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Free parking at GNER stations for 2001-2002 provided by GNER. (Registered 8 October 2001)
5 December 2001, a day's pheasant shooting in Bedfordshire as the guest of the Tobacco Manufacturers' Association. (Registered 10 December 2001)
6.Overseas visits
21-22 September 2001, to Basle, Switzerland, to attend a conference on federalism organised by the Club of Three. Return flights from Heathrow paid for by Crossair; hotel accommodation in Basle paid for by Baklin Ltd of Basle. (Registered 8 October 2001)
30 November-2 December 2001, to Liechtenstein. Return flights London-Zurich and road transport Zurich-Liechtenstein and accommodation paid for by the Institut d'Etudes Politiques. (Registered 4 December 2001)
14-18 February 2002, to Gibraltar; air travel and accommodation paid for by the Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 22 February 2002)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Tockmore Ltd.; a property company.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director (unremunerated), Great Britain-China Centre; company limited by guarantee.
 
GEORGE, Andrew (St. Ives)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional payments amounting to less than £1,000 per annum in return for responses to opinion polls and surveys, the income from which I redirect to charities or my constituency party. I do not accept any sums myself.
6.Overseas visits
24-26 November 1998, to Hungary organised by the Parliamentary Football Team in aid of the Hungarian Flood Relief. The costs of the flights, hotel accommodation and hospitality in Hungary was sponsored by Malev Airlines, Danubius Hotels and Powergen. (Registered 16 November 2001)
1-3 August 2000, to Czech Republic with the Parliamentary Football Team, sponsored by Anglian Water. (Registered 16 November 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
My wife is employed as a nurse working within the NHS and I would therefore normally declare an interest when any questions about policy towards nurses' pay or conditions are raised.
 
 
GEORGE, Rt. Hon. Bruce (Walsall South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional media fees.
Occasional fees from polling organisations, which are paid directly to local organisations and charities.
Occasional writing of articles.
I am the joint author of two books:
"Private Security", published by Perpetuity Press (2000).
"Private Security Industry Act 2001" (currently in process of being published). Any monies connected with the books will be paid to my co-author Mark Button (a Senior Lecturer at Portsmouth University).
I address commercial conferences on defence and private security from time to time; expenses only covered, no fee paid.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The GMB trade union made a £600 contribution to Walsall South CLP General Fund for campaigning purposes throughout the year and £1,470 to Walsall South CLP General Election Account for 7 June 2001 General Election campaign. (Registered 26 November 2001)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
11-12 November 2001, to Scotland for speech to Jane's Missile Proliferation Conference. Travel and accommodation for one night paid for by Jane's Defence Weekly. (Registered 26 November 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Honorary adviser to the Royal British Legion, for whom I sometimes book rooms in the House of Commons (no financial reward or benefit).
Patron of various private security and international security organisations.
Member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Royal United Services Institute and American Society for Industrial Security.
 
GERRARD, Neil (Walthamstow)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000) Remuneration from this source is donated to charity.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am a member of the Commission of Inquiry which was established by the joint Middle East Councils of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour Parties to inquire into the status of the Palestinian refugees under United Nations Resolution 194. The Commission undertakes visits to the region to take evidence and meet with academics and international lawyer and publishes its findings. Donations of more than £1000 towards the funding of the Commission have been received from:
Mr A Qattan
The Council of Arab Ambassadors in London
The Al Maktum Foundation.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of Board of Trustees, Leyton Orient Community Sports Programme.
Member of Board of Trustees, European Public Health Foundation.
Member of Board of Trustees of the Arab-British Centre.
 
 
GIBB, Nick (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Two donations received from Mr. Graham Tubb, a constituent. The first donation of £2,000 was made to my constituency association during the last Parliament and the second, of £1,000 was made to my fighting fund appeal during the 2001 General Election campaign. (Registered 11 October 2001)
A donation of more than 25% of my election expenses at the 2001 General Election was made by the Churchill Luncheon Club, Chichester. (Registered 11 October 2001)
 
GIBSON, Dr. Ian (Norwich North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee for article for The Guardian (£260).
Regular articles on science policy in the British Association for Advancement of Science Journal. (£1-£1,000)
6.Overseas visits
16-18 March 2002, to Hong Kong to speak at a meeting on lung cancer. Eli Lilly paid my fare and hotel costs. (Registered 20 March 2002)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Unremunerated director of the Institute for Food Research.
 
GIDLEY, Sandra (Romsey)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Pharmacist - not currently practising but occasional locum work.
Member of Test Valley Borough Council.
Occasional payments for opinion poll surveys. The payments are donated to Romsey Hospital Appeal or Nancy Seear Trust.
Occasional fees for articles.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A contribution of less than 25% of total expenses at the 2001 General election was made by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. (Registered 20 November 2001)
 
GILDERNEW, Michelle (Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
 
 
GILLAN, Cheryl (Chesham and Amersham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional income from broadcasting.
Consultant on marketing to Pannell Kerr Forster, chartered accountants. (£10,001-£15,000)
 
 
GILROY, Linda (Plymouth Sutton)
Nil.
 
GODSIFF, Roger (Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath)
9.Registrable shareholdings
70,000 shares in Charlton Athletic Football Club. [Registrable holding acquired in February 2000.][2]
 
GOGGINS, Paul (Wythenshawe and Sale East)
6.Overseas visits
8-11 October 2001, to Perugia, Italy, to speak at a conference on Poverty in Europe, organised by IRRES (Istituto Regiona Ricerche Economico e Sociale). All travel and accommodation costs were met by IRRES. (Registered 20 December 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director (unpaid) of Campus Ventures Ltd., Manchester.
Member of the board of CAFOD (unpaid).
Member of the Governing Body at City College, Manchester (unpaid).
Trustee of the Russian-European Trust (unpaid).
 
GOODMAN, Paul (Wycombe)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular articles for the Daily Telegraph. (£10,001-£15,000) (Contract ended 8 October 2001)
 
 
GRAY, James (North Wiltshire)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, James Gray Consultants Ltd.; a business consultancy.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional opinion polls for BPRI and MORI.
3.Clients
Of James Gray Consultants Ltd.:
Rolfe and Nolan PLC; software provider in the City of London.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
From October 1997, I receive the services of a researcher sponsored by the Christian organisation CARE.
I have received assistance from the AA and Age Concern in the preparation of my Private Member's Bill, the Road Transport Bill, session 2000-01.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Free membership of the Baltic Exchange.
Free car park pass at Chippenham Station, issued by First Great Western. (Registered 10 July 2001)
8.Land and Property
Various friends and colleagues occasionally stay at my flat in London for which they make occasional payments.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)I am the sole shareholder in James Gray Consultants Ltd.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chairman, Horse and Pony Taxation Committee.
Consultant (unpaid) to British Horse Industry Confederation.
President, Association of British Riding Schools.
Vice-Chairman (unpaid) of the Charities Property Association.
Member of the Court of Assistants of the Honourable Artillery Company.
 
GRAYLING, Chris (Epsom and Ewell)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional consultancy work for the Change Communication Practice of Burson-Marsetller Ltd, my employer prior to becoming an MP. This work involves advising companies on communication with their employees and has been a core area of my pre-parliamentary professional expertise. I have no involvement with Burson-Marsteller's public relations business. (Resigned 25 February 2002)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
6 November 2001, hospitality from the BBC for my family and me at the launch of the "Walking with Beasts" series. (Registered 19 December 2001)
Christmas gift of wine and glasses from Le Raj Restaurant, Epsom Downs. (Registered 18 March 2002)
16 February 2002, hospitality at Twickenham from Toyota GB, who have their headquarters in my constituency. (Registered 18 March 2002)
 
8.Land and Property
Two buy-to-let terraced houses in Wimbledon co-owned with my wife, from which rental income is received.
Ownership of the freehold of two maisonettes in South London, both on long leases.
 
 
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 issues, Dairy Crest.
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
Member of Harris Research Panel. (£1-£1,000)
 
GREEN, Matthew (Ludlow)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Commission from sales of timber products on behalf of Traditional Products Ltd.
 
 
GREENWAY, John (Ryedale)
1.Remunerated directorships
Smart and Cook Group Ltd; insurance broking firm.
Stewart Title Insurance Company (UK) Ltd.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
President of the Institute of Insurance Brokers. (£10,001-£15,000)
Parliamentary Adviser to the incentives industry supported by:
The Institute of Sales Promotion. (£1,001-£5,000)
The British Promotional Merchandising Association. (£1,001-£5,000)
The Incentive Travel and Meetings Association. (£1,001-£5,000)
Reed Exhibitions Ltd. in respect of the Incentive World Exhibition. (£1,001-£5,000)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I have received occasional hospitality at several racecourses, mainly from the BHB, the RCA, The Tote and at York, Doncaster and Redcar racecourses.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Honorary adviser to the British Healthcare Association (no payment).
Honorary non-executive Chairman of the Register of Exercise Professionals.
 
 
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.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I received legal assistance in the drafting of amendments for the Committee and Report stages of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill (Session 2001-02) from the following individuals, who are lawyers in London and who provided me with assistance without charge: (Registered 10 January 2002)
Judith BarnesBrecher Abram
Emma Broadbent6 King's Bench Walk
Christopher Frazer2 Harcourt Buildings
Peter Griffiths4 Stone Buildings
Jonathan Hirst QCBrick Court Chambers
Daniel Janner23 Essex Street
Sir Nicholas Lyell QCMonckton Chambers
Julian Malins QC3 King's Bench Walk North
Mark RuffellPump Court Chambers
Oliver Sells QC5 Paper Buildings
Andrew Fraser-Urquhart4/5 Grays Inn Square
Andrew Willins29 Bedford Row
Bill WaiteRisk Advisory Group
8.Land and Property
Income from let property in West Kensington, London.
 
GRIFFITHS, Jane (Reading East)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Trustee of the Ectopic Pregnancy Trust (unremunerated).
 
GRIFFITHS, Nigel (Edinburgh South)
8.Land and Property
I own a property at 31 Minto Street, Edinburgh, which I use as my constituency office and in respect of which I have received a one-off payment from a member of the Scottish Parliament for the use of office facilities during the period of four years. I also received small payments for occasional use by trade union committees.
 
GRIFFITHS, Win (Bridgend)
Nil.
 
 
GROGAN, John (Selby)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I write a column for The Morning Advertiser every five weeks. (£1,001-£5,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A contribution of more than 25% of my election expenses at the 2001 General Election was made by the GMB union. (Registered 19 July 2001)
 
GUMMER, Rt. Hon. John Selwyn (Suffolk Coastal)
1.Remunerated directorships
Ambio Ltd.; consultants on environmental liability etc.
Chairman, Sancroft International Ltd.; sustainable development consultants, and of its subsidiary Earthcare Products Ltd.
Environmental Director of Vivendi UK; 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.
Kidde PLC (non-executive); international fire safety experts.
Deputy Chairman (non-executive) Intersolar PLC; manufacturers of photovoltaic equipment.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Writing, broadcasting, lecturing and chairing conferences etc. mainly on property, sustainable development, and religious issues. Writing in journals such as Catholic Herald, Construction News, Country Life, Estates Gazette, High Life, Planning, Sustainable Energy. These arise largely from my previous profession of journalism and all payments go to Sancroft which provides research staff, information services, and all other facilities. Currently Sancroft would expect about £60,000 in payments, in respect of which I would receive some £20,000 in fees and dividends.
8.Land and Property
Property in London SW1, owned by my family and partly used by Sancroft International Ltd.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Sancroft International Ltd.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
The following voluntary positions are held - all of them unpaid:
Director of Walsingham College (Affiliated Schools) Ltd.
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.
Trustee of the Theodore Trust.
Trustee of the Open Churches Trust.
Trustee of the Catholic Central Library.
Director of William Pickering Ltd.; antiquarian booksellers.
Chairman of the Marine Stewardship Council.
 
 





2    Entry amended on 7 January 2002 under the rectification procedure, see page i at the beginning of the Register. Back


 
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