Select Committee on International Development Minutes of Proceedings Report



17 July 2001

John Battle declared the following interests: he received four tickets for the Millennium Dome opening ceremony provided by the New Millennium Experience Company (Registered 18 February 2000). He also declared three non-pecuniary interests: a subscription to Amnesty International, membership of CIIR (Catholic Institute for International Relations) and regular donations to Christian Aid, Oxfam, and Cafod.

Hugh Bayley declared the following interests: occasional fees for writing and lecturing. He also declared two non-pecuniary interests: a covenant to Oxfam, and that UNAIS (United Nations Association International Service) is based in his constituency.

Alistair Burt declared the following non-pecuniary interests: he sponsors a child through World Vision and has membership of Amnesty International

Ann Clwyd declared the following interests: a small rental income from property in Mid-Wales; participation in the following visits: 13-17 July 2000, to Turkey to visit the site of the proposed Ilisu Dam, sponsored by the Ilisu Dam Campaign, based in London. Hospitality was provided by Turkish political parties (Registered 27 July 2000); 30 April 2001, to Turkey to see a Turkish MP in prison. The flight was paid for by a Kurdish groups based in London (Registered 9 May 2001)

Mr Tony Colman declared the following interests: 11 March 2000, received a family ticket to the Millennium Dome, provided by BAA (Registered 3 May 2000); July 2000, received two tickets to the Royal Box, Wimbledon, provided by the All England Lawn Tennis Club and received two tickets to the Davis Cup, Wimbledon, provided by the Lawn Tennis Association (Registered 3 August 2000); 26 June 2001, received two tickets to the Royal Box, Wimbledon, provided by the All England Lawn Tennis Club, and 5 July 2001, received two tickets to Wimbledon, provided by the All England Lawn Tennis Club (Registered 17 July 2001); participation in the following visits: 2-14 May 2000 to Madeira, to attend EU Parliamentary Meeting on Renewable Energy, costs partly met by the Portuguese Government (Registered 16 May 2000); 18-26 April 2000, to Pakistan, paid for by friends of Pakistan (Registered 3 May 2000); 9-12 September, to Gibraltar, air fare and accommodation for Mr Colman and his wife paid for by the Gibraltar Government (Registered 5 October 2000); 29 September- 8 October 2000, to India, Air tickets paid for by Labour Friends of India, and in-country costs paid for by the Government of India (Registered 5 October 2000); 16-17 October 2000 to Denmark, with the Associate Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group (PRASEG) to witness the Danish Wind Farm Sector and meet with senior members of the Danish Government Energy Agency and the Danish Wind Industry. Flight and Accommodation paid for by National Wind Power UK (Registered 30 October 2000); other miscellaneous and unremunerated interests: Governor, Music Therapy Charity, Director, London First Centre, Director, Polka Children's Theatre, and membership of the Board of the Public Private Partnership Programme Ltd. He also declared several non-pecuniary interests: VSO headquarters is based in his constituency, membership of the Council of VSO, CleanCoal Technology World Centre for Research is in his constituency, World Centre for Ahmadis (Ahmadiyya Muslim Community) is in his constituency, he has a covenant to Christian Aid, membership Globe UK and Globe International and membership of UNED UK

Nigel Jones declared the following interests: receiving occasional fees for writing, lecturing and broadcasting and occasional fees for opinion surveys; 10 March 2000, he received a fee for speaking at the Annual Dinner of the Association of Valuers of Licensed Property; he declared the loan of information technology equipment by Fujitsu ICL and the loan of cable communications equipment by Telewest; participation in the following visits: 11-16 June 2000, to Israel, transport and accommodation provided by the Israeli Foreign Ministry (Registered 8 July 2000); 13-17 January 2001, to Kuwait with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Euro-Arab Cooperation, at the invitation of the Speaker of the National Assembly. All travel and accommodation costs met by the Kuwait National assembly (Registered 6 February 2001)

[Mr Piara S. Khabra - nil]

Edward Leigh declared the following interests: unremunerated directorship at National TeleCable One; he is a Barrister at Law; and a Parliamentary consultant to Pinnacle Insurance PLC (£10,001 - £15,000); occasional briefing and visits to the House in connection with particular legislation by Mr Simon Calvert, Deputy Director of the Christian Institute; his researcher receives a bursary from CARE (Christian Action Research and education); a joint donation made by local businessmen to the Gainsborough Conservative Fighting Fund, administered by the Association, out of which election campaigning expenses were paid; registrable shareholdings in National TeleCable One

Chris McCafferty declared the following interests: a house and shop in Todmorden, and a maisonette in Hebden Bridge; an unremunerated interest as Parliamentary Patron of Women in Business.

Andrew Robathan declared the following interests: remunerated employment as a member of Political Opinion Panel of Business Planning and Research International (£1 - £1,000) and as a member of the Harris Parliamentary Panel (£1 - £1,000) (All the fees from both panels are paid direct either to charity or to the Blaby Conservative Association); he also declared very occasional broadcasting fees; 13 October 2000, he received a day's clay pigeon shooting and hospitality from plcm Consultants Ltd (Registered 19 October 2000); 4 December 2000, he received a day's shooting and hospitality courtesy of British Aerospace (Registered 8 December 2000); he declared a miscellaneous and unremunerated interest as a trustee of the Halo Trust., and declared joint ownership of a farm in Leicestershire.

Tony Worthington declared a non-pecuniary interest in that he provided a desk for a member of Oxfam staff as a training position.

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