Register of interests

Councillor Dominic Hardwick

I, Councillor Dominic Hardwick a Member/Co-opted Member of Stockport MBC give notice, as I am required to do under S29 of the Localism Act 2011, that I have the following disclosable interests:

1. Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain
Acumen Mystery Visiting - mystery shopper
Hardwicks (Manchester) Ltd - director and shareholder
2. Sponsorship – Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the Council) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by the Member in carrying out duties as a member, or towards the election expenses of the Member
Election expenses and expenses for printing political newsletters funded by the Liberal Democrats via the Stepping Hill branch party, the Cheadle and Hazel Grove constituency parties, the Stockport borough party, the North West regional party, and the English and Federal parties.
3. Contracts – Any contract which is made between you or your partner (or a body in which you or your partner has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority – (a) under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and (b) which has not been fully discharged
4. Land – Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport
13 Frances Street, Cheadle, Stockport
5. Licences – Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport for a month or longer
6. Corporate Tenancies – Any tenancy where (to the Member's knowledge) – (a) the landlord is the Council; and (b) the tenant is a body in which you or your partner has a beneficial interest
7. Securities – Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where – (a) that body (to the Members knowledge) has a place of business; or land in the area of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport; and (b) either (i) the total nominal value to the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issues share capital of that body; or (ii) if the share capital of that body is more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which you or your partner has a beneficial interest exceeds on hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class

Other Interests - The Localism Act also allows other interests to be registered. The Authority has determined that the following should be registered:

8. I am a member or hold a position of general control or management of the following private clubs or organisations
Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors - member
Cheadle Constituency Liberal Democrats - ex-officio executive member
Co-Operative Group - member
Electoral Reform Society - member
English Heritage - member
European Movement - member
Federation of Small Businesses - member
Friends of the British Overseas Territories - member
Liberal Democrat Christian Forum - member
Liberal Democrats - member
Manchester Debating Union - life member
British Monarchist Society - member
National Trust - member
North West Regional Liberal Democrats - member
Royal Naval Association, Hazel Grove branch - member
St James's Club, Manchester - assistant honorary secretary
Textile Institute - member
Unite the Union - member
Royal British Legion - member of the Hazel Grove, Bramhall, and South Manchester branches
9. The interests of any person from whom you have received a gift or hospitality with an Estimated value of at least £50.00. The Register of Gifts and Hospitality is disclosed in a separate sheet.
Yes/ No


10. I have/have not got any Sensitive Interests as defined by S32 of the Localism Act 2011 and the Monitoring Officer considers that disclosure could lead to the risk of violence or intimidation
Yes or No


A Member must, within 28 days of becoming aware of any change to the interest specified above, provide written notification to the Monitoring Officer of that change at Stopford House, 2nd Floor, North End, Piccadilly, Stockport, SK1 3XE