Register of Members' Interests Contents


ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Smithville Associates; training consultancy.
ADAMS, Gerry (Belfast, West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
ADAMS, Irene (Paisley North)
AINGER, Nicholas (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)
AINSWORTH, Peter (East Surrey)
AINSWORTH, Bob (Coventry North East)
ALEXANDER, Douglas (Paisley South)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
20 February 2003, I attended the Brit Awards, accompanied by my wife, as the guests of the British Phonographic Institute. (Registered 21 February 2003)
6.Overseas visits
22-25 July 2003, party political visit to Washington. The costs of travel and accommodation were met by Philip Gould of Philip Gould Associates. (Registered 31 July 2003)
8.Land and Property
Rental of building attached to my house.
Rental of flat in Edinburgh
ALLAN, Richard (Sheffield Hallam)
6.Overseas visits
26 November-1 December 2002, to Ottawa, Canada, to give the keynote address at an event on edemocracy organised as part of the Crossing Boundaries programme and to hold a series of meetings on edemocracy with Canadian NGOs, Parliamentarians and civil servants. Flights to Ottawa and hotel bills paid for by the Centre for Collaborative Government, a Canadian thinktank which organised the conference. (Registered 11 March 2003)
11-13 March 2003, to Athens, Greece, as keynote speaker to a conference on the future of the Parthenon sculptures organised by Hazlis and Rivas, the organisers of the Economist Conferences for Greece. I was provided with economy class return flight to Athens and hotel accommodation by the organisers of the conference, which had a number of sponsors including Ernst and Young and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture. (Registered 16 April 2003)
ALLEN, Graham (Nottingham North)
6.Overseas visits
25 September-12 October 2003, visit to Australia with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Commons and Lords Rugby Union Football Club to participate in Third Parliamentary World Cup Tournament. Members contributed to the cost of flights and hotels. Financial support was secured from Halewood International, the Australian Hotels Association, Canberra Tourism, Aus Trade, Acumen Alliance, AMP and Eurest Supply Services. Rugby kit was provided by Nike. (Registered 12 November 2003)
AMESS, David (Southend West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club. (Up to £5,000)
ANCRAM, Rt. Hon. Michael (Devizes)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
19 and 20 September 2002, two days fishing on the River Tay in Scotland as a guest of Scottish Coal. (Registered 3 October 2002)
6.Overseas visits
7-18 September 2002, to India, Hong Kong and Pakistan. All flights, accommodation and a small daily allowance in Hong Kong were paid for by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office. (Accommodation in India and Pakistan was provided by the respective High Commissioners.) (Registered 3 October 2002)
17 October 2002, to Vaduz, Liechtenstein, as guest speaker of the LGT Banking Group at their headquarters. Accommodation , hospitality and flights from Zurich to London paid for by the LGT Group. Having attended a European Democrat Union Conference in Lisbon, I was also provided with the use of a private plan from Lisbon to Zurich by Mr Irvine Laidlaw. (Registered 23 October 2002)
13-20 February 2003, to Beijing, China. The cost of my flights were met by the Conservative Party and all hotel accommodation was provided courtesy of the Chinese Communist Party. (Registered 6 May 2003)
3-7 March 2003, to the Sudan and Kenya on a fact-finding tour of East Africa. The costs of my flights and all hotel accommodation were paid for by Flying Lion Ltd. (Registered 10 March 2003)
30 June-2 July 2003, visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Fare paid by Conservative Central Office, hotel accommodation by Government of Israel. (Registered 8 July 2003)
19-24 July 2003, to Kabul and Baghdad on a fact-finding tour. Flights and two nights' accommodation in Kuwait were paid for by Flying Lion Ltd (accommodation and transport in Kabul paid for by British Embassy). (Registered on 12 August 2003)
19-24 July 2003, to Kabul and Baghdad on a fact-finding tour. Flights, and two nights' stop-over accommodation in Kuwait provided by Flying Lion Ltd (accommodation and transport in Kabul paid for by British Embassy). (Registered 12 August 2003)
1-6 September 2003, to Sri Lanka at invitation of Government of Sri Lanka, who met the cost of my flights, all hotel accommodation and local transport. (Registered 9 September 2003)
8.Land and Property
Farms on Scottish Borders, from which rental income is received.
Houses and miscellaneous property on Scottish Borders, from which rental income is received.
Industrial rents (mining) in Lothian, Scotland.
ANDERSON, Rt. Hon. Donald (Swansea East)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
5 July 2003, attended Wimbledon Ladies Final with my wife as a guest of the BBC Overseas Service. (Registered 8 July 2003)
ANDERSON, Janet (Rossendale and Darwen)
ARBUTHNOT, Rt. Hon. James (North East Hampshire)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Barrister; practising as from 1 July 2002.
Member of Lloyd's (resigned as from 31 December 2002).
Categories of business underwritten - CBS Private Capital Ltd.: All categories.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
The Cayo Foundation have made a donation of £6,000 to three charities of my choice as sponsorship for my growing a beard. (Registered 13 August 2003)
31 October-2 November 2003, two nights' accommodation, including meals, at the Savoy Hotel in London, and other meals elsewhere, while attending a conference as a guest of the British-Spanish Tertulias. The event was funded partly by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partly by the Spanish Tertulius, with contributions from British business. (Registered 3 November 2003)
8.Land and Property
Two flats in London, one providing rental income.
ARMSTRONG, Rt Hon Hilary (Durham, North West)
ATHERTON, Candy (Falmouth and Camborne)
6.Overseas visits
10-18 May 2003, to Malawi to visit AIDS hospitals and study public health provision. Flights and accommodation provided by Mparie Stopes International. (Registered 2 July 2003)
8.Land and Property
I own a cottage from which rental income is received.
ATKINS, Charlotte (Staffordshire Moorlands)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
I act as an unpaid adviser on parliamentary matters to the British Fluoridisation Society.
ATKINSON, David (Bournemouth East)
ATKINSON, Peter (Hexham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary and public affairs consultant, Countryside Alliance. (£10,001-£15,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Research work provided by Countryside Alliance.
8.Land and Property
House in Newcastle upon Tyne.
AUSTIN, John (Erith and Thamesmead)
6.Overseas visits
12-17 October 2003, to Bahrain accompanied by my partner at the invitation and expense of the Bahrain Government. (Registered 3 November2003)

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