Sir Simon Clarke

The Rt Hon Sir Simon Clarke is the Conservative MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, and has been an MP continually since 8 June 2017.

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

  • Payment of £750 expected from the Sun, News UK Group, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for an article written on 3 and 4 March, and published on 5 March 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 April 2023)

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

  • Name of donor: Jon Moynihan
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500
    Date received: 9 May 2023
    Date accepted: 9 May 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 10 May 2023)
  • Name of donor: Gary Lydiate
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
    Date received: 30 June 2023
    Date accepted: 30 June 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 4 July 2023)
  • Name of donor: Mark Antonopoulos
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
    Date received: 12 October 2023
    Date accepted: 12 October 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 23 October 2023)
  • Name of donor: Business Fore
    Address of donor: 52 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3RJ
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
    Date received: 19 October 2023
    Date accepted: 19 October 2023
    Donor status: unincorporated association
    (Registered 25 October 2023)
  • Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Limited
    Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £40,000 to fund the employment of a campaign manager
    Date received: 16 November 2023
    Date accepted: 16 November 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 00561597
    (Registered 20 November 2023)
  • Name of donor: Sir John Hall
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
    Date received: 16 November 2023
    Date accepted: 16 November 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 21 November 2023)
  • Name of donor: Aquind Limited
    Address of donor: 5 Stratford Place, London W1C 1AX
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
    Date received: 15 January 2024
    Date accepted: 15 January 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 06681477
    (Registered 17 January 2024)
  • Name of donor: Gary Lydiate
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
    Date received: 31 January 2024
    Date accepted: 31 January 2024
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 31 January 2024)
  • Name of donor: David Franks
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
    Date received: 28 February 2024
    Date accepted: 28 February 2024
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 28 February 2024)
  • Name of donor: Lord Michael Hintze
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
    Date received: 1 March 2024
    Date accepted: 1 March 2024
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 5 March 2024)
  • Name of donor: Business Fore
    Address of donor: 52 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3RP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
    Date received: 13 March 2024
    Date accepted: 13 March 2024
    Donor status: unincorporated association
    (Registered 15 March 2024)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Middlesbrough Football Club
    Address of donor: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough TS3 6RS
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality at a football match, value £250
    Date received: 4 February 2023
    Date accepted: 4 February 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 01947851
    (Registered 10 May 2023)
  • Name of donor: Middlesbrough Football Club
    Address of donor: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough TS3 6RS
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality at a football match, value £250
    Date received: 14 April 2023
    Date accepted: 14 April 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 01947851
    (Registered 10 May 2023)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 1 February 2020, a member of the Middlesbrough Town Deal Fund Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 24 February 2020)