Councillors and statutory co-opted members are required to declare offers of gifts and hospitality over £25 which are made to them in their official capacity.

See individual councillors' pages for declarations made from 1 November 2013.

 

Councillor Stephen Alambritis - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • 2 February 2013, Guest of Ringley Ltd, Chartered Surveyors, to box for Arsenal v Stoke match. Value unknown but over £25.
  • June 2013, opportunity to participate in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon tennis championship tickets. Through the ballot I received 2 tickets for 5 July 2013 for which I paid £224.
  • 20 June 2013 invitation to annual MJ awards at which Merton was nominated for two awards and won the Best Achieving Council, tickets paid for by Conways plc, value unknown but in excess of £25.
  • 2 complimentary seats in the royal box at AELTCC on Thursday 27 June 2013. Value unknown, in excess of £25.

 

Councillor Mark Allison - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • 20 June 2013 invitation to annual MJ awards at which Merton was nominated for two awards and won the Best Achieving Council, tickets paid for by Conways plc, value unknown but in excess of £25.

 

Councillor David Chung - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • June 2013, the opportunity to participate in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon Championship tickets. Through the ballot I received one ticket and one concessionary ticket for 4 July 2013 for which I paid £101.

 

Councillor Nick Draper - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • 6 July 2013 meal for 2 at Aya restaurant in Colliers Wood. Approx value £30.
  • 21 September 2013 spa treatment at the new London Spa at Latimer Road (offered to all who attended the official opening), value £55.

 

Councillor Brenda Fraser - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • June 2013, opportunity to participate in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon tennis championship tickets. Through the ballot I received 2 tickets for 28 June 2013 for which I paid £148.

 

Councillor Linda Kirby - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • June 2013, opportunity to partake in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon tennis championship tickets. Paid for two tickets for 6 July at face value, £225 in total.

 

Councillor Peter McCabe - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • June 2013, opportunity to partake in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon tennis championship tickets. Paid for two tickets for 29 June at face value, £148 in total.

 

Councillor Oonagh Moulton - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • The opportunity to participate in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon tennis championship tickets. Through the ballot I received 2 tickets for 26 June 2013 for which I paid £116.
  • 17 September 2013: Attendance at Future Wimbledon Conference. Value in excess of £25.
  • 25 September 2013: Attendance at Merton Business Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner. Value approximately £75.

 

Councillor Peter Southgate - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • The opportunity to participate in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon tennis championship tickets. Through the ballot I received two tickets for June 2013 for which I paid £116.

 

Councillor David Williams - gifts or hospitality received over the value of £25

  • The opportunity to participate in a ballot, which is not open to the general public, for Wimbledon tennis championship tickets. Through the ballot I received 2 tickets for 24 June 2013 for which I paid £90.