jcdlsb - Decl of Interests - 250506

DECLARATION OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS:
JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE DRAFT LEGAL SERVICES BILL

HOUSE OF COMMONS:

BURROWES, David (Enfield, Southgate)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Shepherd Harris and Co, Enfield, as a solicitor specialising in criminal law.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party received from Tory Golfing Society. (Registered 5 September 2005)

6. Overseas visits
8-13 January 2006, to Israel, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI). CFI contributed the costs of flights, accommodation and some meals. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs contributed to the cost of travel inside Israel and some meals. (Registered 18 January 2006)

9-19 April 2006, to Cyprus on family visit. Travel provided by Democratic Rally UK and accommodation by the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood. (Registered 2 May 2006

FOSTER, Michael J. (Hastings and Rye)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to a firm of solicitors, Messrs. Fynmores of Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex. Any income from solicitor consultancy donated to Charity Aid Foundation.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations and value in kind was received by the Hastings and Rye CLP towards election expenses (generally) including assistance in the run-up to the May 2005 General Election from GMB and USDAW. (Registered 25 October 2005)

Interests relevant to this inquiry

Non-practising solicitor

HEMMING, John (Birmingham, Yardley)

1. Remunerated directorships
JHC plc; software.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I am Senior Partner of John Hemming and Company; a software house.
Sole trader of MarketNet and Music Mercia International (part of John Hemming Trading).
Councillor, Birmingham City Council.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
The salary of a member of my staff is paid by Birmingham City Council. (Registered 1 March 2006)

8. Land and Property
Two flats in London, from which rental income is received.
House in Birmingham.
Farmland and woodland in Devon.

9. Registrable shareholdings
(a)Highway Capital; stock market shell company
JHC plc
OMX Securities LLP; securities clearing.

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Partner and director of JHC LLP; software.
Partner in OMX Securities LLP.

HESFORD, Stephen (Wirral West)

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Barrister (now non-practising).

KIDNEY, David (Stafford)

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Non-practising solicitor.
Occasional meetings on legal matters with Law Society and Which?

THORNBERRY, Emily (Islington South and Finsbury)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party from:
Waheed Alli (personal donation)
Charles Parsons (personal donation)
(Registered 24 October 2005)

8. Land and Property
Two-third interest in flat in Guildford, Surrey.
One-fifth interest in flat in South London.

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Non-practising member of the chambers of Mike Mansfield QC.

Interests relevant to this inquiry

Emily Thornberry MP is married to Christopher Nugee QC, Bencher of Inner Temple, Member of the Executive Committee of Inner Temple, and Custodian Trustee of Inner Temple Property. Between 1991 and 1993 Mr Nugee was a member of the Bar Council and served on the Professional Conduct Committee. He served in a co-opted capacity between 1994 and 1996. He is currently a member of an informal working party convened by the Vice Chair of the Bar Council on funding entry to the profession. Mr Nugee also gives occasional pro bono formal advice to the Bar Council on professional conduct matters.

HOUSE OF LORDS:

BACH, Lord

15(a) Membership of public bodies
Member, University of Leicester Court

16(b) Voluntary organisations

TGWU
The Labour Party
The Co-operative Party

Interests relevant to this inquiry
I have twice attended matches at Leicester City Football Club as the guest of Alliance & Leicester Bank.

Qualified Barrister since 1972 (now non-practising).

Former Junior Minister in Lord Chancellor's Department (2000-2001).

CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY, Lord

No relevant interests

Interests relevant to this inquiry

Retired QC (1985) served on various committees of Bar Council and advisory.

FALKNER OF MARGRAVINE, Baroness

*12(e) Remunerated directorships

Non-Executive Director on the Group Board of the Hyde Group, a Housing Association

15(d) Office-holder in voluntary organisations

Trustee of the Hampden (Educational) Trust (a small not-for-profit organisation promoting education in the poorest developing countries) (unpaid)

President, JIGSAW4U (unpaid) (a charity dedicated to working with children and families in crisis or having undergone bereavement)

Patron, Pakistan Human Development Fund (UK) (unpaid)(a charity dedicated to raising awareness and funding for programmes undertaken by the National Commission for Human Development in Pakistan

HENIG, Baroness

*12(d) Non-parliamentary consultant

Consultant to the public and private sector, principally on policing matters (21 February 2006)

15(a) Membership of public bodies

Governor, Central Lancaster High School

Vice-Chair, Lancaster Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership

President of the Association of Police Authorities (21 February 2006)

15(d) Office-holder in voluntary organisations

President, Lancaster and District Art Society

Interests relevant to this inquiry

Former Magistrate

HUNT OF WIRRAL, Lord

*12(b) Parliamentary lobbying

Partner of Beachcroft LLP Solicitors and Chairman of Brightwater Regulatory Consulting Limited (trading as Beachcroft Regulatory Consulting), both of which advise their clients on government, parliamentary and regulatory matters (9 May 2006)

*12(d) Non-parliamentary consultant

Honorary Consultant to the Newhall Group at Newhall Lane, Hoylake, Wirral (periodical publishers)

*12(e) Remunerated directorships

Director, Brightwater Regulatory Consulting Limited

*12(f) Regular remunerated employment

Partner, Beachcroft LLP Solicitors (9 May 2006)

*12(h) Secretarial research and assistance

Secretarial and research assistance paid for by Beachcroft LLP (9 May 2006)

*12(i) Visits

Guest lecturer with Saga Cruises accompanied by wife (hospitality, no remuneration) (9 May 2006)

15(d) Office-holder in voluntary organisations

President, Inter-Parliamentary Council against Anti-Semitism

Deputy Chairman English-Speaking Union

Chairman, Case Management Society UK

Chairman, Professional Standards Board of the Chartered Insurance Institute

Life Vice President, Association of Conservative Clubs Limited

Life Vice President, Liverpool College

President, Abbeyfield Hoylake & West Kirby Society

President, All party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health

Patron, British Heart Foundation (South Wirral Branch)

President, Guide Dogs for the Blind (West Wirral Branch)

President, Hoylake and District Remembrance Sunday Committee

President, Hoylake Cottage Hospital Trust

President, Hoylake Council for Voluntary Service

President, Leukaemia Research Fund (Wirral Branch)

President, Mainstream

Patron, Motor Neurone Disease Association (Wirral Branch)

President, West Kirby Citizens' Advice Bureau

President, Wirral Disabled Marine Association

President, Wirral Sick Children's Fund

Director, Holocaust Educational Trust

Director, The British Occupational Health Research Foundation

Director, Solicitors Indemnity Mutual Insurance Association (on the Board of which I sit as Senior Partner of Beachcroft Wansbroughs)

Trustee, Melrose Club

Vice Chairman, All party Parliamentary War Crimes Group

Vice President, Caldy Cricket Club

Vice President, Caldy Rugby Football Club

Vice President, Mersey Kidney Research

Vice President, National Playbus Association

Vice President, Quality Placements

Vice President, St John's Hospice in Wirral

Vice President, Tory Reform Group

Vice President, United Nations Association (North West Region)

Vice President, Wales in London

16(b) Voluntary organisations

All party Parliamentary Cricket Group

All party Parliamentary Group on Advertising

All party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer

All party Parliamentary Group on Cancer

All party Parliamentary Group on Insurance and Financial Services

All party Parliamentary Group on Soap and Detergent Industry

All party Parliamentary Group on Town Centre Management Issues

All party Parliamentary Retail Industry Group

All party Parliamentary Sports Group

Buckingham Club

CBI Council (London)

Conservative Group for Europe

Dinosaurs Club

Nick's Diner

Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

Rotary Club of London

Society of Conservative Lawyers

Unionist Club

Interests relevant to this inquiry

I attended an away-day at Gorse Hill in Dorking from 20 May to 21 May 2004 organised by the Civil Justice Council to review regulation, at which Sir David Clementi spoke.

NEILL OF BLADEN, Lord

*12(f) Regular remunerated employment

Self employed as a barrister

*13(a) Significant shareholdings

AVIVA plc

*13(b) Landholdings

Farming and forestry land in Dorset held jointly with spouse

15(a) Membership of public bodies

Hon. Fellow, All Souls College

Hon. Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford

Visitor of Buckingham University

16(b) Voluntary organisations

Tyndale Society

Interests relevant to this inquiry

Queen's Counsel 1966; Called to the Bar, Gray's Inn 1951; Bencher, 1971; Treasurer, 1990; Member, Bar Council 1967-71; Vice-Chairman; 1973-74; Chairman 1974-75; Chairman Senate of the Inns of Court and the Bar, 1974-75; Judge of Appeal, Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey, 1977-94

Updated 6 June 2006