Jake Berry

Jake Berry is the Conservative MP for Rossendale and Darwen, 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 17 September 2020 until further notice, through Ford Bridge Farm Ltd, I provide strategic corporate advice to Squire Patton Boggs (law firm), 1 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3EB. Hours: an expected commitment of 15-20 hours a month, in return for a monthly payment of £3,500, paid to Ford Bridge Farm Ltd. I consulted ACoBA about this role. (Registered 13 October 2020)
  • 1 October 2021, received £200 from the BBC, PO Box 745, Redhill RH1 9GB, for appearing on Any Questions. Hours: 2 hrs including preparation. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 4 November 2021)
  • From 23 May 2022, I am a regular panellist for Talk TV, 1 London Bridge Place, London SE1 9GF. Payments will be listed below. (Registered 16 June 2022)
  • Payment of £200 expected from the BBC, PO Box 745, Redhill RH1 9GB, for appearing on BBC Radio 4 Any Questions on 15 July 2022. Hours: 2 hrs including preparation. (Registered 21 July 2022)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

  • Name of donor: The Portcullis Club
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 to fund a campaign manager for my local association
    Donor status: unincorporated association
    (Registered 29 April 2022)

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

  • A share of a house in Anglesey: (i) and from April 2017, (ii). (Updated 11 April 2017 and 20 February 2019)
  • From April 2017 until 21 January 2022, a share of a third house in Anglesey: (i) and (ii). (Registered 11 April 2017; updated 19 February 2019 and 21 January 2022)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

  • From 10 August 2020 until 3 March 2022, Ford Bridge Farm Ltd, a farming, leisure, and property advisory company which I owned jointly with my wife. (Registered 10 September 2020; updated 04 March 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 10 August 2020, an unpaid director of Ford Bridge Farm Ltd, in which I have a holding below the registrable threshold. (Registered 03 September 2020; updated 14 March 2022)
  • From 1 October 2020, through my part ownership of Ford Bridge Farm Ltd I have a small indirect interest in Palatine Hill Ltd, a holding company focussing mainly on the renewable energy sector. (Registered 12 October 2020)
  • From 15 January 2021 until 3 March 2022, through my part ownership of Ford Bridge Farm Ltd I had a small indirect interest in UGE (Kent) Ltd, a company in the renewable energy sector. (Registered 08 February 2021; updated 04 March 2022)
  • From 24 November 2020 until further notice, unpaid director of the Northern Research Group Ltd, a shared services company for northern MPs which became active on 16 June 2021. (Registered 24 May 2021; updated 16 June 2021)