Damian Collins

Damian Collins is the Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

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

  • From 1 March 2020 until further notice, Member of the Advisory Board of the Author’s Licensing and Collecting Society, 1st Floor, Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN. I receive remuneration of £1,500 a quarter in return for a time commitment of 12 hrs per year (4 meetings with a commitment of 3 hrs each). (Registered 5 March 2020)
  • Payments from Mace Media Ltd, Unit 3 & 4 Croxted Mews, 286/288 Croxted Road, London SE24 9DA:
    • 30 June 2021, received £850 for three articles for the Mace magazine. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 19 July 2021)
  • 25 June 2021, received £300 from the Irish Times, 10-16 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, for an article. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 19 July 2021)
  • 30 June 2021, received £250 from the Catholic Herald, Herald House, Lambs Passage, Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TQ, for two articles. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 19 July 2021)
  • 27 May 2022, received £3,334 from Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, via Northbank Talent Management, Acre House, 11/15 William Road, London NW1 3ER, as signature advance for a book. Hours: none to date. (Registered 13 June 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Gamesys Group
    Address of donor: 10 Piccadilly, London W1J 0DD
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for the England v Czech Republic football match at Wembley Stadium, value £1,500
    Date received: 22 June 2021
    Date accepted: 22 June 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 10303804
    (Registered 20 July 2021)
  • Name of donor: R&A Championships Ltd
    Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with lunch to the Open Golf Championship, value £350
    Date received: 15 July 2021
    Date accepted: 15 July 2021
    Donor status: company, registration SC247047
    (Registered 22 July 2021)
  • Name of donor: Channel Four Productions
    Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two guest tickets to attend BAFTA Awards ceremony and dinner, plus one gift bag, estimated total value £1,000
    Date received: 13 March 2022
    Date accepted: 13 March 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 01533774
    (Registered 7 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: Sky Ltd
    Address of donor: Grant Way, Isleworth TW7 5QD
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation for myself and my wife during the Hay Literary Festival, sponsored by Sky Arts, value £750
    Date received: 26-29 May 2022
    Date accepted: 26 May 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 02247735
    (Registered 21 June 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH)
    Address of donor: Langley House, Park Road, East Finchley, London N2 8EY
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights and three nights' accommodation, value £2,500
    Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA
    Dates of visit: 17-22 May 2022
    Purpose of visit: To speak at the CCDH Global Summit.
    (Registered 13 June 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).

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 31 March 2020 until further notice, unpaid partner of Infotagion LLP, an independent fact checking service. This involves a commitment of 10 hrs per month. (Registered 28 April 2020)
  • From 20 July 2020 until further notice, unpaid board member of the Center for Countering Digital Hate, a not for profit NGO headquartered in London that seeks to disrupt the architecture of online hate and misinformation. This involves a commitment of 2 hrs per month. (Registered 22 July 2020)