Mark Simmonds had his nose in the trough for private health companies. Simmonds recently resigned as Minister at the F.O. because he couldn’t afford to live on £90,000 a year plus allowances of £27,875 and a further £25,000 of public money for his wife.
But he is a Tory, so its hardly a surprise. “……… Until he became a minister, Simmonds, for example, earned a useful £50,000 a year as a strategic adviser to a private health company. He also had other outside earnings………..”
Strategic adviser to Circle Healthcare (social enterprise), 42 Welbeck Street, London W1.
Ceased 4 September 2012 on Ministerial appointment.
June 2012, £12,500 quarterly fee received. Hours: 10 hrs per month.
(Registered 26 July 2012)
5 October 2012, £8,890 received for the period 1 July 2012 to 4 September 2012.