Elizabeth Truss

The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss is the Conservative MP for South West Norfolk, and has been an MP continually 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

  • Royalty payments from Springer Nature Ltd, The Campus, 4 Crinan Street, London N1 9XW, for a book written and published in 2012:
    • 28 April 2023, received £1,853.80. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 5 May 2023)
  • Payments received via Chartwell Speakers, Colonnade Walk, 123 Buckingham Place Road, London SW1W 9SH:
    • 28 February 2023, received £65,751.62 for a speaking engagement from Ananda Bazar Patrika (ABP) Network, 301, Boston House, 3rd Floor, Suren Road, Andheri - East, Mumbai- 400093. The payer also provided me and a staff member with accommodation valued at approximately £1,800, plus non-taxable expenses including flights. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 March 2023)
    • 28 March 2023, received £6,443.60 for a speaking engagement from Tokyo University, 3 Chome-8-1 Komaba, Meguro City, Tokyo 153-004. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2023)
    • 30 May 2023, received £80,000 for a speaking engagement from Prospect Foundation, Tingzhou Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100048, Taiwan. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 June 2023)
    • 16 June 2023, received £32,000 for a speaking engagement from Neue Zürcher Zeitung AG, Zweigniederlassung NZZ Connect, Viktoriastrasse 72 3013 Bern, Switzerland. The payer also provided me and a staff member with accommodation valued at approximately £910, and flights valued at £1,717. Chartwell Speakers paid for Zurich Airport VIP Service, value £612. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 June 2023)
    • 24 July 2023, received £32,000 from News Agenda Ltd, 2nd Floor, 148 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AT, for participating in a discussion at the News Xchange conference held in Dublin. The payer also provided me, my husband and a staff member with accommodation valued at approximately £720, and flights valued at £2,377. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 2 August 2023)
    • 16 August 2023, received £32,000 for a speaking engagement from the Alliance for Public Awareness, 103 Friern Barnet Road, London N11 3EU. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 September 2023)
    • 23 October 2023, received £16,172 from the Coronado Club, 919 Milam St #500, Houston, TX 77002, USA, for a speaking engagement. Accommodation for me and a staff member valued at approximately £1,348 was provided by The Kevin and Lesley Lilly Foundation, 3424 Robinhood Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 October 2023)
    • 23 October 2023, received £15,834 from the Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002-4999, USA, for a speaking engagement at the Cybersecurity and Defense Cooperation Conference held at Pepperdine University, Vevey, Switzerland. The payer also provided me and a staff member with accommodation (approx. £728), car transport (£1,558) and flights (£1,608), total value £3,894. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 October 2023)
    • 14 December 2023, received £30,000 from 1LoD, 30 Churchill Place, London E14 5RE, for a speaking engagement including a Q and A at XLod Global conference. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 8 January 2024)
  • Payments received via Javelin Literary Agency, 203 South Union Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA:
    • 5 October 2023, received £6,161.40 from Regnery Publishing Inc, 122 C Street NW, Washington DC 20001, as an initial advance on a book. Hours: approx.90 hrs between December 2022 and September 2023. (Registered 30 October 2023)
    • 7 March 2024, received £1,512.88 from Biteback Publishing Ltd, The Foundry, 156 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8EN, as an initial advance on a book. Hours: none in addition to those registered on 30 October 2023. (Registered 13 March 2024)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

  • Name of donor: Johan Eliasch
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500 for staff and office costs to support me with policy
    Date received: 21 March 2023
    Date accepted: 21 March 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 21 March 2023)
  • Name of donor: Jeremy Hosking
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000 for staff and office costs to support me with policy
    Date received: 6 April 2023
    Date accepted: 6 April 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 25 April 2023)
  • Name of donor: Shirley Conran OBE
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support activity in my constituency
    Date received: 29 August 2023
    Date accepted: 29 August 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 4 September 2023)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 15 February 2023
    Date accepted: 15 February 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 14 March 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 22 February 2023
    Date accepted: 22 February 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 14 March 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 24 February 2023
    Date accepted: 24 February 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 14 March 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Ltd
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of Windsor Suite for me and a member of staff at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 11 April 2023
    Date accepted: 11 April 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 25 April 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 12 May 2023
    Date accepted: 12 May 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 25 May 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Ltd
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 14 May 2023
    Date accepted: 14 May 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 7 June 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 15 May 2023
    Date accepted: 15 May 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 7 June 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport, value £1,800
    Date received: 20 May 2023
    Date accepted: 20 May 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 7 June 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport; value £1,800
    Date received: 7 June 2023
    Date accepted: 7 June 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 20 June 2023)
  • Name of donor: UK Music
    Address of donor: 33 Foley Street, London W1W 7TL
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the BST Hyde Park Bruce Springsteen concert with hospitality, value £549.92
    Date received: 8 July 2023
    Date accepted: 8 July 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 03245288
    (Registered 17 July 2023)
  • Name of donor: Gatwick Airport Limited
    Address of donor: Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport RH6 0NP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Sussex Suite at Gatwick Airport; value £1,380
    Date received: 2 July 2023
    Date accepted: 2 July 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 01991018
    (Registered 19 July 2023)
  • Name of donor: Gatwick Airport Limited
    Address of donor: Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport RH6 0NP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Sussex Suite at Gatwick Airport; value £1,380
    Date received: 31 July 2023
    Date accepted: 31 July 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 01991018
    (Registered 15 August 2023)
  • Name of donor: Gatwick Airport Limited
    Address of donor: Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport RH6 0NP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Sussex Suite at Gatwick Airport; value £1,380
    Date received: 14 August 2023
    Date accepted: 14 August 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 01991018
    (Registered 15 August 2023)
  • Name of donor: Gatwick Airport Limited
    Address of donor: Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport RH6 0NP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Sussex Suite at Gatwick Airport; value £1,380
    Date received: 24 September 2023
    Date accepted: 24 September 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 01991018
    (Registered 17 October 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport; value £1,800
    Date received: 9 October 2023
    Date accepted: 9 October 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 17 October 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport; value £1,800
    Date received: 14 October 2023
    Date accepted: 14 October 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 17 October 2023)
  • Name of donor: Gatwick Airport Limited
    Address of donor: Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport RH6 0NP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Sussex Suite at Gatwick Airport, value £2,450
    Date received: 1 January 2024
    Date accepted: 1 January 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 01991018
    (Registered 15 January 2024)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport; value £1,800
    Date received: 1 February 2024
    Date accepted: 1 February 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 26 February 2024)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport; value £1,800
    Date received: 5 February 2024
    Date accepted: 5 February 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 26 February 2024)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport; value £1,800
    Date received: 10 February 2024
    Date accepted: 10 February 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 26 February 2024)
  • Name of donor: Heathrow Airport Limited
    Address of donor: The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 2GW
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of the Windsor Suite at Heathrow Airport; value £1,800
    Date received: 25 February 2024
    Date accepted: 25 February 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 05757208
    (Registered 26 February 2024)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: IPAC Global Ltd
    Address of donor: 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£6,800) and hotel accommodation (£1,800) for me and a member of staff for three nights, total value £8,600
    Destination of visit: Tokyo
    Dates of visit: 16-19 February 2023
    Purpose of visit: Attendance at a Symposium in Tokyo, hosted by IPAC.
    (Registered 14 March 2023)
  • Name of donor: Heritage Foundation
    Address of donor: 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington D.C. 20002-4999, USA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights for me and a member of staff, (£4,800) and provision of accommodation for me, my husband, two children and one member of staff for five nights (estimated value £2,800), total estimated value £7,600
    Destination of visit: Washington DC
    Dates of visit: 11-16 April 2023
    Purpose of visit: To deliver the Margaret Thatcher Freedom lecture.
    (Registered 2 May 2023)
  • Name of donor: Pacific Forum International
    Address of donor: 1003 Bishop Street, Pauahi Tower, Suite 1150, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£15,520) and hotel accommodation (£2,392) for me and my husband for four nights, total value £17,912
    Destination of visit: Honolulu
    Dates of visit: 7-12 May 2023
    Purpose of visit: Attendance at a Pacific Forum meeting on freedom and democracy.
    (Registered 25 May 2023)
  • Name of donor: Alliance of Democracies Foundation
    Address of donor: Bredgade 71, 1. th. 1260 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£757) and hotel accommodation (£584) for me and one member of staff for one night, total value £1,341
    Destination of visit: Copenhagen
    Dates of visit: 14-15 May 2023
    Purpose of visit: Participation at Copenhagen Democracy Summit on the subject of Economic NATO.
    (Registered 7 June 2023)
  • Name of donor: Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Address of donor: No. 2, Ketagalan Blvd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£7,670) and provision of hospitality (£264) and accommodation for four nights (estimated value £2,907) for me and one member of staff, total estimated value £10,841
    Destination of visit: Taiwan
    Dates of visit: 15-20 May 2023
    Purpose of visit: For meetings with Taiwanese ministers and President to support the free democracy of Taiwan.
    (Registered 7 June 2023)
  • Name of donor: E2 Summit
    Address of donor: 137 Newbury Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transatlantic flights (approx. £12,666) and accommodation (approx. £1,546), total approx. value £14,212
    Destination of visit: Utah, USA
    Dates of visit: 9-14 October 2023
    Purpose of visit: To deliver a speech at Stein Eriksen Lodge.
    (Registered 30 October 2023)
  • Name of donor: (1) Conservative Friends of Ukraine (2) Heritage Foundation
    Address of donor: (1) One Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7BL (2) 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002-4999, USA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights (approx. £14,714) and accommodation (approx. £2,116) for me and a staff member, total approx. value £16,830 (2) Accommodation for me and a staff member, approx. value £387
    Destination of visit: USA
    Dates of visit: 27 November - 6 December 2023
    Purpose of visit: (1) To attend a variety of political meetings and events. (2) To attend International Democracy Union Forum.
    (Registered 18 December 2023)
  • Name of donor: (1) Davos Klosters Bergbahnen AG (2) the Landschaft Davos (3) Skigruppe der Bundesversammlung
    Address of donor: (1) Brämabüelstrasse 11, 7270 Davos, Switzerland
    (2) Gadenstatt 2, 7277 Davos Glaris, Switzerland (3) private
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) One ski pass and 50% of one discounted ski pass, value £310 (2) Reception for four people, value £91 (3) Ski guides, plus one ski pass and 50% of one discounted ski pass, and hospitality for four people, value £1,719. I paid all other costs.
    Destination of visit: Switzerland
    Dates of visit: 2-6 January 2024
    Purpose of visit: 68th Annual British-Swiss Parliamentary ski week with the APPG for Switzerland, including political meetings with Swiss Parliamentarians and diplomats.
    (Registered 24 January 2024; updated 02 February 2024 and 09 February 2024)
  • Name of donor: Green Dragon Coalition
    Address of donor: 502 6th Street, Hudson, WI 54016, USA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (approx. £14,871) and accommodation (approx. £4,670) for me and a staff member, total approx. value £19,541
    Destination of visit: USA
    Dates of visit: 1-5 February 2024
    Purpose of visit: To attend a political conference.
    (Registered 20 February 2024)
  • Name of donor: Brian Klein
    Address of donor: private
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Ski equipment rental (approx. £925) and accommodation (approx. £3,160) for me and my family; total approx. value £4,085
    Destination of visit: USA
    Dates of visit: 10-20 February 2024
    Purpose of visit: Skiing and meetings.
    (Registered 8 March 2024)
  • Name of donor: Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)
    Address of donor: c/o American Conservative Union at 1199 N Fairfax St, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation for three nights (approximate value £1,074) and contribution of £391 towards the cost of flights, total approx. value £1,465
    Destination of visit: USA
    Dates of visit: 21-24 February 2024
    Purpose of visit: Participation at CPAC event.
    (Registered 13 March 2024)

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

  • From 17 January 2023, The Office of Liz Truss Limited, which provides support for my ongoing public activities. (Registered 21 February 2023)