Mr John Whittingdale

The Rt Hon Mr John Whittingdale is the Conservative MP for Maldon, and has been an MP continuously since 9 April 1992.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments from from AlphaSights Ltd, Thames Court, 1 Queenhithe, London EC4V 3DX:
    • 25 November 2021, received £458.33 for a speech on the UK Economy. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 December 2021; updated 21 April 2022)
    • 26 January 2022, received £1,000 for a speech on UK Consumer issues. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 February 2022; updated 21 April 2022)
  • 20 January 2022, received £6,000 from the Betting and Gaming Council, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU, for a speech to its Annual General Meeting. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 1 February 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Ltd
    Address of donor: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Brit Awards, value £2,000
    Date received: 8 February 2022
    Date accepted: 8 February 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 01132389
    (Registered 10 February 2022)
  • Name of donor: Amazon Prime Video
    Address of donor: Amazon, 1 Principal Place, Worship Street, London EC2A 2FA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the BAFTA Awards, value £3,096
    Date received: 13 March 2022
    Date accepted: 13 March 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 033223028
    (Registered 31 March 2022)
  • Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council (BGC)
    Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality at Ascot Races, value £4,962
    Date received: 16 June 2022
    Date accepted: 16 June 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 12213577
    (Registered 22 June 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar
    Address of donor: Almirqab Tower, West Bay, Doha, Qatar
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, internal travel and meals with a value of £5,400
    Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar
    Dates of visit: 25-28 March 2022
    Purpose of visit: Participation at the Doha Forum 2022.
    (Registered 21 April 2022)

5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (Qatar Ministry of Sports and Culture) and the Embassy of the State of Qatar
    Address of donor: 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Qatar Goodwood Festival 2022, including hospitality, accommodation and dinner, value: £1,200
    Date received: 28-29 July 2022
    Date accepted: 28 July 2022
    Donor status: other
    (Registered 25 August 2022)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 8 October 2012)

10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client

  • My daughter, Alice Whittingdale, is employed as a Consultant at Pagefield Communications, Ground Floor, 16 Dufour's Place, London W1F 7SP. (Registered 21 January 2019; updated 06 April 2022 and 21 April 2022)