NEWS AND PICTURES FROM GRIMSBY, CLEETHORPES, IMMINGHAM AND NEIGHBOURING VILLAGES
Monday, 17 November 2014
LOCAL MPs’ FINANCIAL INTERESTS – LATEST UPDATE
Register of MPs’ financial interest has been updated as of November
Austin Mitchell (Labour,
Great Grimsby) continues to draw payments for
his journalistic work as an associate editor on The House magazine which circulates among MPs and others in the Westminster village.
has registered that he received £10,000 in January and another £5,000 more
Martin Vickers (Con,
Cleethorpes) received two fees of £75 each, for completing two surveys - each took about 20 minutes - for an
organisation called ComRes.
donated the monies to local community charities.
behalf of the constituency association, he also received political donation
from the following individuals: John Cotton (£2,500), Jeremy Hosking (£2,500)
and Gillian Ross (£5,000).
nearby constituencies, Sir Edward Leigh (Con, Gainsborough)
receives £6,250 a month in his capacity as a non-executive director of the
Europe Arab Bank plus unspecified amounts in his work as barrister.
also went on an all-expenses paid visit (worth £1,035) to Gibraltar between
September 8-11 as a guest of the Gibraltar
government to attend their National Day celebrations.
Father of the House, Sir Peter Tapsell (Con, Louth
and Horncastle) has registered that he receives £30,000 per annum for working
approximately 10 hours a month for the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking
Further up the political pecking
order, David Cameron (Witney) reveals that he has accepted honorary membership
for life of the Carlton Club.
Whether or not the Prime Minister
plays the game, he has also accepted honorary membership of Ellesborough Golf
He also received two lamps, worth
a total of £749, from a firm in his constituency.
Hallam) received donations of sums of up to £5,000 from numerous individuals
plus one of £10,000 from Henley Homes plc
Labour leader Ed
North) has registered a £51,141 donation from Lord Alan Sugar (yes, he of The Apprentice fame) towards staffing
costs, plus, from British Airways, flight costs (for himself and his wife) inrespect of a return flight to Johannesburg.
also accepted a Harrods Christmas hamper (worth £2,000) from the Sultan of