Daisy Cooper

Daisy Cooper is the Liberal Democrat MP for St Albans, and has been an MP continuously since 12 December 2019. She currently undertakes the role of Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health and Social Care). In addition, she is Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats.

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

  • Name of donor: Thomas Gosling
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 27 July 2022)
  • Name of donor: Claire Alderson
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 27 July 2022)
  • Name of donor: Simon Curtis
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 30 September 2022)
  • Name of donor: Matthew Taylor
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 31 October 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: National Liberal Club
    Address of donor: 1 Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary membership for two years (extended from one year on 16 July 2020), value £1,996
    Date received: 19 December 2019 - 18 December 2021
    Date accepted: 1 January 2020
    Donor status: company, registration 01355034
    (Registered 08 January 2020; updated 17 July 2020)
  • Name of donor: Mentorn Media
    Address of donor: Tinopolis Centre, Park Street, Llanelli SA15 3YE
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Travel associated with appearing on BBC Question Time, value £466.20
    Date received: 13 January 2022
    Date accepted: 13 January 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 02329345
    (Registered 24 February 2022)

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

  • Until 12 October 2022, a seventh share in a bungalow in Suffolk, owned with family members: (i). (Registered 08 January 2020; updated 28 November 2022)
  • From 19 October 2020, a third share in a cottage in Suffolk, owned with family members: (i). (Registered 28 October 2020)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Founder Member and from 19 February 2020, a Trustee of Ask for Clive, an LGBT and inclusivity charity. (Registered 08 January 2020; updated 26 February 2020)
  • From 6 July 2020 until 18 October 2022, director (unpaid) and sole member of Daisy Cooper Campaigns Ltd; a company limited by guarantee, which supported my work as an MP by providing additional staff resources. (Registered 17 July 2020; updated 18 October 2022)
  • From 10 March 2020, Vice President (unpaid) of the Local Government Association (LGA), which works with councils to support, promote and improve local government. (Registered 20 November 2020)