Hilary Benn

The Rt Hon Hilary Benn is the Labour MP for Leeds Central, and has been an MP continuously since 10 June 1999.

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.

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

  • Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
    Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN
    Amount of donation, or nature and value of donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £66,646.55 for the period April to December 2021.
    Date received: 15 April 2021 to 31 December 2021
    Date accepted: 15 April 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 10436078
    (Registered 22 April 2021; updated 18 June 2021)
  • Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
    Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £18,750.03 for the period January to March 2022.
    Date received: 1 January to 31 March 2022
    Date accepted: 1 January 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 10436078
    (Registered 4 January 2022)
  • Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
    Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A visit by the UK Trade and Business Commission, of which I am co-convener, to meet businesses in Northern Ireland and to hold an evidence session broadcast on social media, including transport and accommodation for secretariat staff and attendees, secretariat services, and expert advice, total estimated value £3,551.36
    Date received: 3 March 2022
    Date accepted: 3 March 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 10436078
    (Registered 23 March 2022)
  • Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
    Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £18,750.03 for the period April to June 2022.
    Date received: 1 April 2022 to 30 June 2022
    Date accepted: 1 April 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 10436078
    (Registered 1 April 2022)
  • Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
    Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A visit by UK Trade and Business Commission, of which I am co-convener, to meet businesses in Maidstone and Dover and to tour the Port of Dover including transport and refreshments for secretariat staff and attendees, secretariat services and staff time, and expert advice, total estimated value £1,050
    Date received: 16 May 2022
    Date accepted: 16 May 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 10436078
    (Registered 1 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
    Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £18,578.84 for the period July to September 2022.
    Date received: 1 July to 30 September 2022
    Date accepted: 1 July 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 10436078
    (Registered 1 July 2022)
  • Name of donor: Best for Britain Ltd
    Address of donor: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: secretariat, research, transcription and communication services provided to the members of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, to an estimated value of £18,773.84 for the period October to December 2022.
    Date received: 1 October to 31 December 2022
    Date accepted: 1 October 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 10436078
    (Registered 3 October 2022)

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

  • Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex: (i). (Updated 24 November 2014)

8. Miscellaneous

  • On 3 March 2022, Best for Britain Ltd provided transport to and from Belfast for me on behalf of the UK Trade and Business Commission of which I am co-convener, estimated value £259. (Registered 23 March 2022)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

  • I employ my wife, Sally Clark, as part-time office manager/senior parliamentary assistant. (Updated 16 April 2019)