Douglas Alexander

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Douglas Alexander is a British MP, and in 28 June 2007, he was appointed secretary of state for international development in the Gordon Brown government.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

In 2011 Alexander was paid £4000 by Editorial Intelligence to speak at a conference hosted by the organisation in Wales. [1] He is an associate, at Digby Brown, Solicitors, Glasgow where he occasional contributions to various newspapers and broadcasting.

Overseas visits

  • 16-18 July 1998, to United States of America to attend conference. Accommodation provided by NewsCorp. (Registered 25 November 1998)
  • 14-18 November 1998, to United States of America for conference organised by the British American Project. My travel and hotel costs were met by the conference organisers. (Registered 25 November 1998)
  • October 1999, went on a paid visit to Israel that was sponsored by Labour Friends of Israel.[2]

Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests


External Resources


  1. The Register of Members' Financial Interests, Part 1 As at 16th November 2011, accessed 23rd November 2011
  2. Redress Editors, Gordon Brown appoints Israel apologist to oversee British media], Redress, 29 June 2007.
  3. House of Commons Douglas Alexander Register of Members Interests, accessed February 2007
  4. Nathan Jeffay, Douglas Alexander in Israel border town, Jewish Chronicle, 8 December 2011.
  5. Royal United Services Institute Goverance, organizational web page, accessed July 8, 2020.
  1. ^  House of Commons Douglas Alexander Register of Members Interests, Accessed February 2007

Register of Interests

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK) 20 February 2003, I attended the Brit Awards, accompanied by my wife, as the guests of the British Phonographic Institute. (Registered 21 February 2003)

6. Overseas visits 22-25 July 2003, party political visit to Washington. The costs of travel and accommodation were met by Philip Gould of Philip Gould Associates. (Registered 31 July 2003)

8. Land and Property Rental of building attached to my house. Rental of flat in Edinburgh