Transparency


 

 I am committed to full transparency in my financial affairs relating to my time as an MEP.

 James Carver  MEP - West Midlands

July-December 2017

Report July 2017 –  December 2017

1  Parliamentary Assistance Allowance

This allowance is for payment to Employees, Self Employed Service Providers and Accredited Assistants who support the work of the MEP. Any part of this allowance not used remains in the EU budget.

Contracts for all are lodged for approval with the Parliament and held by them. The Parliament makes the payment for employees to the Paying Agent, who deduct income tax and national insurance before making the net payment to the employee. Self- employed service providers have to provide invoices for approval firstly by the Paying Agent and then the Parliament, who makes the payment directly to them. Any staff based in Brussels are known as accredited assistants and are paid directly by the Parliament. At no time in any of these cases does any money go into the MEP’s bank account.

 

 

Family members paid – None

 

Name of Paying Agent

Griffiths Marshall Chartered Accountants

 

2  General Expenditure Allowance

This allowance covers the cost of carrying out the duties of an MEP not covered by other allowances, including running an office and associated expenditure. All costs incurred meet the published parliamentary rules.

 

3. Travel to and from Parliament  (Brussels and Strasbourg)
Number of return journeys  17

 


4. Daily Subsistence Allowance
A fixed allowance is paid for days attended at the parliament to cover the cost of hotels, meals and any other incidental costs.
Number of days  61

 


James Carver MEP – West Midlands   

                               January – July 2017                                              

 

Report January 2017 – July 2017

1  Parliamentary Assistance Allowance

This allowance is for payment to Employees, Self Employed Service Providers and Accredited Assistants who support the work of the MEP. Any part of this allowance not used remains in the EU budget.

Contracts for all are lodged for approval with the Parliament and held by them. The Parliament makes the payment for employees to the Paying Agent, who deduct income tax and national insurance before making the net payment to the employee. Self- employed service providers have to provide invoices for approval firstly by the Paying Agent and then the Parliament, who makes the payment directly to them. Any staff based in Brussels are known as accredited assistants and are paid directly by the Parliament. At no time in any of these cases does any money go into the MEP’s bank account.


Family members paid – None

 

Name of Paying Agent

Griffiths Marshall Chartered Accountants

 

2  General Expenditure Allowance

This allowance covers the cost of carrying out the duties of an MEP not covered by other allowances, including running an office and associated expenditure. All costs incurred meet the published parliamentary rules.


3  Travel to and from Parliament (Brussels and Strasbourg)

Number of return journeys  14

 

4  Daily Subsistence Allowance

A fixed allowance is paid for days attended at the parliament to cover the costs of hotels, meals and any other incidental costs

Number of days  53

 


James Carver MEP - West Midlands
July - December 2016

Report July 2016 - Dec 2016

1.  Parliamentary Assistance Allowance

This allowance is for payment to Employees, Self Employed Service Providers and Accredited Assistants who support the work of the MEP. Any part of this allowance not used remains in the EU budget.

 

Contracts for all are lodged for approval with the Parliament and held by them. The Parliament makes the payment for employees to the Paying Agent, who deduct income tax and national insurance before making the net payment to the employee.  Self employed service providers have to provide invoices for approval firstly by the Paying Agent and then the Parliament, who makes the payment directly to them. Any staff based in Brussels are known as accredited assistants and are paid direct by the Parliament.  At no time in any of these cases does any money go into the MEPs bank account.

 

 

Family Members paid - None

 

Name of Paying Agent
Griffiths Marshall Chartered Accountants

 

2. General Expenditure Allowance
This allowance covers the cost of carrying out the duties of an MEP not covered by other allowances, including running an office and associated expenditure.  All costs incurred meet the published Parliamentary rules.  

 

 

3. Travel to and from Parliament  (Brussels and Strasbourg)
Number of return journeys  17

 


4. Daily Subsistence Allowance
A fixed allowance is paid for days attended at the parliament to cover the cost of hotels, meals and any other incidental costs.
Number of days  58

 


James Carver MEP - West Midlands
Jan 2016 - July 2016

Report Jan 2016 - July 2016

1.  Parliamentary Assistance Allowance

This allowance is for payment to Employees, Self Employed Service Providers and Accredited Assistants who support the work of the MEP. Any part of this allowance not used remains in the EU budget.

 

Contracts for all are lodged for approval with the Parliament and held by them. The Parliament makes the payment for employees to the Paying Agent, who deduct income tax and national insurance before making the net payment to the employee.  Self employed service providers have to provide invoices for approval firstly by the Paying Agent and then the Parliament, who makes the payment directly to them. Any staff based in Brussels are known as accredited assistants and are paid direct by the Parliament.  At no time in any of these cases does any money go into the MEPs bank account.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Members paid - None

Name of Paying Agent
Griffiths Marshall Chartered Accountants

 

2. General Expenditure Allowance
This allowance covers the cost of carrying out the duties of an MEP not covered by other allowances, including running an office and associated expenditure.  All costs incurred meet the published Parliamentary rules.  

 

 

3. Travel to and from Parliament  (Brussels and Strasbourg)
Number of return journeys   16


4. Daily Subsistence Allowance
A fixed allowance is paid for days attended at the parliament to cover the cost of hotels, meals and any other incidental costs.
Number of days  53

 

 


 

James Carver MEP - West Midlands
July 2015 - Dec  2015

Report July 2015 - Dec 2015
 

1.  Parliamentary Assistance Allowance

This allowance is for payment to Employees, Self Employed Service Providers and Accredited Assistants who support the work of the MEP. Any part of this allowance not used remains in the EU budget.

Contracts for all are lodged for approval with the Parliament and held by them. The Parliament makes the payment for employees to the Paying Agent, who deduct income tax and national insurance before making the net payment to the employee.  Self employed service providers have to provide invoices for approval firstly by the Paying Agent and then the Parliament, who makes the payment directly to them. Any staff based in Brussels are known as accredited assistants and are paid direct by the Parliament.  At no time in any of these cases does any money go into the MEPs bank account.

    

Family Members paid - None

Name of Paying Agent
Griffiths Marshall Chartered Accountants

 

2. General Expenditure Allowance
This allowance covers the cost of carrying out the duties of an MEP not covered by other allowances, including running an office and associated expenditure.  All costs incurred meet the published Parliamentary rules.  

 

 

3. Travel to and from Parliament  (Brussels and Strasbourg)
Number of return journeys   17



4. Daily Subsistence Allowance
A fixed allowance is paid for days attended at the parliament to cover the cost of hotels, meals and any other incidental costs.
Number of days  54

 


 

James Carver MEP - West Midlands
Jan 2015 to July 2015

Report Jan 2015 - July 2015

1.  Parliamentary Assistance Allowance

This allowance is for payment to Employees, Self Employed Service Providers and Accredited Assistants who support the work of the MEP. Any part of this allowance not used remains in the EU budget.

Contracts for all are lodged for approval with the Parliament and held by them. The Parliament makes the payment for employees to the Paying Agent, who deduct income tax and national insurance before making the net payment to the employee.  Self employed service providers have to provide invoices for approval firstly by the Paying Agent and then the Parliament, who makes the payment directly to them. Any staff based in Brussels are known as accredited assistants and are paid direct by the Parliament.  At no time in any of these cases does any money go into the MEPs bank account.

 

Family Members paid - None

Name of Paying Agent
Griffiths Marshall Chartered Accountants

 

2. General Expenditure Allowance
This allowance covers the cost of carrying out the duties of an MEP not covered by other allowances, including running an office and associated expenditure.  All costs incurred meet the published Parliamentary rules.  

 

 

3. Travel to and from Parliament  (Brussels and Strasbourg)
Number of return journeys   16



4. Daily Subsistence Allowance
A fixed allowance is paid for days attended at the parliament to cover the cost of hotels, meals and any other incidental costs.
Number of days  54.5

 


 

James Carver MEP - West Midlands
July 2014 to December 2014

 Report July 2014 - December 2014

1.  Parliamentary Assistance Allowance

This allowance is for payment to Employees, Self Employed Service Providers and Accredited Assistants who support the work of the MEP. Any part of this allowance not used remains in the EU budget.

Contracts for all are lodged for approval with the Parliament and held by them. The Parliament makes the payment for employees to the Paying Agent, who deduct income tax and national insurance before making the net payment to the employee. Self employed service providers have to provide invoices for approval firstly by the Paying Agent and then the Parliament, who makes the payment directly to them. Any staff based in Brussels are known as accredited assistants and are paid direct by the Parliament. At no time in any of these cases does any money go into the MEPs bank account.

Family Members paid - None

Name of Paying Agent
Griffiths Marshall, Chartered Accountants

2. General Expenditure Allowance
This allowance covers the cost of carrying out the duties of an MEP not covered by other allowances, including running an office and associated expenditure. All costs incurred meet the published Parliamentary rules.  

 

 

3. Travel to and from Parliament (Brussels and Strasbourg)
Number of return journeys 14



4.Daily Subsistence Allowance
A fixed allowance is paid for days attended at the parliament to cover the cost of hotels, meals and any other incidental costs
Number of days 50