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Simon Danczuk earns thousands from media work

Date published: 21 February 2015


Parliamentary declarations show Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk has earned almost £20,000 from the media and the publishers of his book about Cyril Smith between July and December 2014, including over £12,900 from the Daily Mail for the serialisation rights of his book.

Earlier in 2014 he accepted hospitality worth over £2,200 - a trip for two to the Grand National (worth £800) and a trip for two to the Chelsea Flower Show (worth £1,404).

Mr Danczuk earns a salary of £66,396 as an MP, and he also claimed £205,460.71 in expenses in 2013/14.

He is a director of Danczuk's Delicatessen Ltd and of Danczuk Media Ltd.

Mr Danczuk's media/publishing earnings

Payments received from Biteback Publishing, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7SP for a book I co-wrote: 

  • August 2013, £750. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2014)
  • March 2014, £750. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2014)
  • April 2014, £750. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2014)
  • 7 December 2014, £1,905.39. Hours: 13 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2014)

Payments received from DMGT PLC, Registered Office: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry St, Kensington, London, W8 5TT: 

  • 11 July 2014, received £12,915, for the publication of excerpts from a book I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 24 hrs over 12 months. (Registered 5 November 2014)
  • 29 October 2014, received £350, for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2014)
  • 1 December 2014, received £250 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2014)

23 October 2014, received £350 for training NHS executives, from Cumberlege Eden & Partners, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 13 November 2014)

Payments received from Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road London SW1W 0DT: 

  • 14 November 2014, received £350 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 18 November 2014)
  • 3 October 2014, received £300 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 24 December 2014)

Payments received from the Guardian Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU: 

  • 2 October 2014, received £142.50 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 24 December 2014)
  • 10 November 2014, received £207.50 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2014)

Payments received from News Group Newspapers Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF: 

  • 30 July 2014, received £125 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 December 2014)
  • 3 December 2014, received £400 for an article I co-wrote. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 December 2014)

 

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