Cllr Nigel Gary SIMPSON – two finger salute to SECTION 30 OF THE LOCALISM ACT 2011.


Termite has been keeping an eye on the state of play of the Interests of Councillors on RMBC. Recently he came across the lack of such a declaration by Cllr Nigel Gary SIMPSON. He requested the lack, be attended to … Continue reading

Naz Ahmed’s Interests Declaration

Lord Ahmed
Category 1: Directorships
Blackhorn Properties Limited (property development)
Redbrick Homes Limited (property development)
Director, Newbond Investments Limited (real estate; remuneration from Reliance UK Border Agency Escorting (see category 2) is received through this company)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Business development manager, Kilnhurst Business Park, Rotherham
Chancellor, British Institute of Technology and E-Commerce (expenses and loss of earnings only, for attending meetings and conferences)
Adviser on Diversity, Reliance UKBA Escorting (provides escorting services both in-country and overseas on behalf of UK Border Agency) (until June 2013)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
Kilnhurst Business Park, Rotherham
Newbond Investments Limited (real estate)
Category 5: Land and property
Guest House in Doncaster
Kilnhurst Business Park, Rotherham
Freehold interest in, and ground rent investment from, properties in Sheffield at Cammell Road, Firth Park, Sheffield and Granby Road, Firth Park, Sheffield
Category 7: Overseas visits
Visit to Sarajevo, Bosnia, 6-8 May 2012; travel costs met by Mr Aamer Sarfraz and two nights’ accommodation provided by Pakistan Ambassador
Visit to Oslo, 25-26 May 2012; accommodation costs met by Islamic Cultural Centre in Oslo
Visit to Toronto, Canada, 1-4 June 2012; all travel and accommodation costs met by Friends of Kashmir in Toronto
Visit to Beirut, 2-6 August 2012; all travel and accommodation costs paid by British Institute of Technology and E-commerce
Visit to Ancona, Italy, 6-9 September 2012, for conference/retreat with a group called The Concordia; all travel and accommodation costs met by them
Visit to Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa, 4-8 July 2012; all travel and accommodation met by Al-Gazali School/College, Pretoria
Visit to Sri Lanka, 28 November – 1 December 2012; all travel and accommodation provided by Tauba Group
Visit to Barcelona, 3-4 February 2012, as guest of Counsellor General of Pakistan; cost of two nights’ accommodation (but not travel) met by Counsellor General of Pakistan
Visit to Strasbourg, 21 January 2012, to attend a COJEP International (Council for Justice, Equality and Peace) human rights award ceremony; COJEP International paid for travel to Strasbourg and one night’s accommodation (Member paid for return flight)
Visit to Dubai and Qatar, 4-9 January 2012; travel costs were met by Council for European Palestinian Relations (CEPR); two days’ accommodation was paid by Government of Qatar
Visit to Gujranwala, Pakistan, 19-26 December 2012, to attend a meeting at the invitation of Awais Ceramics Industry; travel costs met by hosts
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Fazaldad Human Rights Organisation
Member of International Expert Team, Institute for Research of Genocide, Canada
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chairman, Better Tomorrow Institute for Education (charitable school in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan)
Joseph Interfaith Foundation