Title: MrOfficial Last Name: BrownOfficial First Name: PatrickUsual First Name: PatrickParty: Alliance PartyConstituency: South Down
Room: Room 258Address: Parliament BuildingsTownland: BallymiscawWard: StormontTown: BelfastPost Code: BT4 3XXEmail: email@example.com
Address 1: 2 Meeting StreetAddress 2: Address 3: Townland: RINGMACKILROYWard: Town: WARRENPOINTPost Code: BT34 3JZPhone: Fax: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address 1: 9 Market LaneAddress 2: Address 3: Townland: Demesne of Down AcreWard: Town: DownpatrickPost Code: BT30 6THPhone: Fax: Email: email@example.com
1. Employment and Earnings
Brown Estates Limited: Director. Remuneration: Nil. Hours worked: Nil.
* Brown Estates Limited: Director. Remuneration: In financial year 2020-21, dividend income of £2,000 and wage of £3,000. Hours worked: average of 20 per month. (Registered 19 July 2022)
Volunteer USA (Volunteer USA owns intellectual property of former company Politrip Limited): Consultant. Remuneration: £800 per month (fixed payment). Hours worked: varies depending on services provided. (Ceased 1 August 2022)
Alliance Party: Development Officer. Remuneration: £26,000 pro rata, per annum. Hours worked: January - June 2022, 37 per week. January 2020 - December 2021, 20 per week. (Ceased 1 July 2022)
Down Business Centre, Enterprise Agency: Consultant. Remuneration: £1,188 per month, amount expected to receive. Hours worked: 54 per month. Additional information: four month fixed term contract, paid to Brown Estates (commenced 12 January 2023). (Registered 26 January 2023)
2. Donations and other support
Alliance Party: provided a donation of £9,029.10 towards May 2022 Election costs.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality
15 -23 March 2023: I, along with six other MLAs, visited Washington DC and Alabama to participate in the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) exchange programme to build relationships and share knowledge between political, business and civic society leaders in the USA. The ACYPL contributed approximately £3,557 towards transport, accommodation, hospitality, flights and activity costs (with the remainder of the total costs of approximately £4,887 being met by the Northern Ireland Assembly). (Registered 26 April 2023)
16 -17 September 2023: I attended the “Grey2k Global Conference" in Edinburgh as a guest speaker to discuss animal welfare policy in relation to greyhound racing in Northern Ireland. The costs of return flights (costing £37.55) and two nights’ accommodation (costing £460.27) were met by Grey2kUSA, a greyhound welfare advocacy organisation who funded the conference. (Registered 26 September 2023)
Brown Estates Limited, (Property Investment and Consultancy Services) – sub-category (i).
Politrip Limited, (Travel Agency currently in liquidation) – sub-category (i).
6. Land and Property
Part Owner, residential property, Belfast, from which rental income is received. (Ceased 15 September 2023)
Part Owner, residential property, Belfast, from which rental income is received.
Part Owner with Brown Estates Limited, residential property, Killyleagh, from which rental income is received.
Part Owner with Brown Estates Limited, residential property, Downpatrick.
* Receipt of income from this property, under the Homes for Ukraine scheme, commenced on 24 October 2022. (Registered 31 October 2022)
* Receipt of income from this property, under the Homes for Ukraine scheme, ceased on 1 February 2023. Notice lodged 15 May 2023. (Registered 15 May 2023)
Part owner, residential property, Ballyhoran, from which rental income is received (Interest commenced 20 November 2023). (Registered 20 November 2023)
PhD student Queen’s University Belfast, in receipt of studentship grant between September 2018 – December 2021. Grant ceased January 2022.
Councillor, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, May 2014 – May 2022: member of the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC) Pension Scheme.
Associate, Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE), providing ad-hoc marketing support. Remuneration ceased December 2021.
Close family member works for Autism NI.
Close family member is a teacher.
Cohabitant is a nursing student.
On 2 June 2023 I was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to visit Colombia and Brazil for 5 weeks during summer 2023 in order to research basic income and cash transfer programmes, the learning from which will be used to develop a feasibility study on Universal Basic Income in Northern Ireland. I have received £7,200 from the Churchill Fellowship to cover travel and other necessary costs to carry out the research. (Registered 4 July 2023)
8. Unremunerated interests
Trustee/Director, Down Business Centre since February 2016.
Director, UBI (Universal Basic Income) LAB NI Limited.
9. Family members who benefit from Office Cost Expenditure
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