Sir John Whittingdale

The Rt Hon Sir John Whittingdale is the Conservative MP for Maldon, and has been an MP continually 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.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Guards Polo Club
    Address of donor: Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park, Egham TW20 0HP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and lunch at the Coronation Cup match, value £710
    Date received: 29 July 2023
    Date accepted: 29 July 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 02403242
    (Registered 7 August 2023)
  • Name of donor: Channel Four TV Corporation
    Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to the BAFTA EE Film Awards, value £3,160
    Date received: 18 February 2024
    Date accepted: 18 February 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 01533774
    (Registered 27 February 2024)
  • Name of donor: BPI (British Recorded Music) Ltd
    Address of donor: 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to the BRIT Awards, value £3,000
    Date received: 2 March 2024
    Date accepted: 2 March 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 01132389
    (Registered 11 March 2024)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
    Address of donor: 1 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4BU
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Two tickets to the Dublin Racing Festival, including flights and accommodation, value £1,290
    Destination of visit: Ireland (Dublin)
    Dates of visit: 3 February 2024 to 5 February 2024
    Purpose of visit: To attend the Dublin Racing Festival.
    (Registered 12 February 2024)

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 2023 including hospitality and accommodation for one night, value £600
    Date received: 2 August 2023
    Date accepted: 2 August 2023
    Donor status: other
    (Registered 7 August 2023)

6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • Type of land/property: Residential property (flat)
    Number of properties: 1
    Location: London
    Rental income: Yes
    (Registered 8 October 2012)

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

  • Name: Alice Whittingdale
    Relationship: Daughter
    Role: Consultant
    Name of employer: Pagefield Communications
    End date: 12 May 2023
    (Registered 21 January 2019; updated 6 April 2022, 21 April 2022 and 18 August 2023)
  • Name: Alice Whittingdale
    Relationship: Daughter
    Role: Senior Consultant
    Name of employer: Hanover Communications
    (Registered 7 August 2023)