Register of Interests

Political Group
Scottish Labour Party

Remuneration

  • Teachers pension.
  • Councillors salary.

Other Roles

N/A

Contracts

N/A

Election Expenses

As per submission to the Labour Party for 5/22.

Houses, Land & Buildings

  • Owner of property in Kirkcaldy.
  • Joint owner of property in Aberdeen.
  • Joint owner of property in Leven.

Shares & Securities
Shares in East Fife FC

Gifts & Hospitality

N/A

Non-financial Interests

  • Member of Leven Golf Club.
  • Member of Balfour Melville Lodge.
  • Member of St Andrews Golf Club.
  • Member of Baptist Church
    Leven.

Close Family Members 

N/A

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

Scottish Conservative Party

Remuneration

  • Councillor – Fife Council

Other Roles

  • Robin Lawson & Co Ltd – Consulting
  • Alpine Intercurrency Services Ltd (dormant)

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

Co-owner of property in Fife

Interest in Share & Securities

No shareholdings over £25,000 and none which have implications for SEStran

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • BID St Andrews – Director
  • St Andrews Harbour Trust -Trustee
  • University of St Andrews – Court Member

Close Family Members 

No relevant interests

Register of Interests

Political Group

Liberal Democrats

Remuneration

  • Far From the Madding Crowd Bookshop, Linlithgow

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

WEST LOTHIAN LIBERAL DEMOCRATS: £1555.72

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Linlithgow

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

  • WEST LOTHIAN LIBERAL DEMOCRATS – CAMPAIGN CONVENER
  • SCOTTISH LIBERAL DEMOCRATS – ORDINARY MEMBER
  • THE LINLITHGOW HIGH STREET TRADER’S ASSOCIATION – CONVENER
  • THE LINLITHGOW CIVIC FESTIVAL SOCIETY – TREASURER – The society is currently in the process of winding up its affairs
  • LINLITHGOW COMMUNITY ARTS ASSOCIATION – ORDINARY MEMBER
  • THE LINLITHGOW & LINLITHGOW BRIDGE COMMUNITY COUNCIL – VICE CHAIR (26th October 2021-Sth May 2022)
  • THE BOOKSELLER’S ASSOCIATION – ORDINARY MEMBER
  • THE LINLITHGOW REFUGEE ACTION GROUP – ORDINARY
    MEMBER

Close Family Members 

Register of Interests

Political Group
Scottish Labour Party

Remuneration
Midlothian Council: Councillor

Related Undertakings

  • Industrial Communities Alliance
    Senior Vice Chair
  • Cosla Convention
    Midlothian representative
  • Cosla Development Economy and Sustainability Executive Group
    Midlothian representative
  • Fraser Bush Development Board:
    (Board member) Midlothian representative
  • Edinburgh and Lothian Greenspace Trust:
    (Board member) Midlothian representation
  • Midlothian Access Forum
    Midlothian representative
  • Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce
    (Board member) Midlothian representative
  • Nuclear Free Local Authorities
    Midlothian representative
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park Joint Committee
    Midlothian representative
  • Scottish Enterprise (East) Regional Advisory Board:
    Midlothian representative
  • South East of Scotland Strategic Development Planning Authority (SESPLAN)
  • Torness Local Liaison Committee
    Midlothian representative
  • Tyne-Esk Leader Local Action Group
    (Board member) Midlothian representative
  • Zero Waste Edinburgh and Midlothian Strategic Forum
    Midlothian representative

Contracts
None

Houses, Land & Buildings
Owns a property in Midlothian

Shares & Securities
None

Gifts & Hospitality
None

Non-financial Interests

  • Scottish Labour Party – Member
  • Scottish Coop Party – Member
Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

Conservative

Remuneration

N/A

Other Roles

N/A

Contracts

N/A

Election Expenses

N/A

Houses, Land & Buildings

N/A

Interest in Share & Securities

N/A

Gifts & Hospitality

N/A

Non-financial Interests

N/A

Close Family Members 

N/A

Register of Interests

Political Group

Scottish Conservative Party

Remuneration

None

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Scottish Borders

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

None

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

SNP

Remuneration

  • FALKIRK COUNCIL (Councillor)
  • British Telecom (full time employed)

Other Roles

NONE

Contracts

NONE

Election Expenses

NONE

Houses, Land & Buildings

Joint owner of property in Falkirk

Interest in Share & Securities

  • BT SHARES
  • CELTIC SHARES

Gifts & Hospitality

NONE

Non-financial Interests

COMMITTEE MEMBER, DUNIPACE FC

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

SNP

Remuneration

Director of Basically Tool Hire, Dalkeith

Other Roles

 

Contracts

Basically Tool Hire Limited

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

Liberal Democrats

Remuneration

  • Freelance Fundraising Consultant with Dunedin Consort (ongoing) and Edinburgh Science (occasional short term contracts)
  • Self Employed Face Painter
  • Councillor, City of Edinburgh Council

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

Expenditure covered by Liberal Democrats

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Edinburgh

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Board Member – North Edinburgh Arts
  • Board Member – Edinburgh Leisure
  • Board Member – Edinburgh Community Solar Cooperative
  • Board Member – SEStran
  • Member of Executive Committee – Association of Scottish Liberal Democrats Councillors and Campaigners
  • Deputy Chair – Liberal Democrats Group on City of Edinburgh Council

Close Family Members 

Husband employed by
Engineering Consultancy firm SWECO

Register of Interests

Political Group

Conservative

Remuneration

 

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

SNP

Remuneration

  • Councillor for Craigentinny-Duddingston Ward, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Senior Caseworker and Parliamentary Assistant to Tommy Sheppard, MP for Edinburgh East

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

Met by Craigentinny-Duddingston SNP branch

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Edinburgh.

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Elected Member – City of Edinburgh Council
  • Member – Transport & Environment Committee, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Member – National Union of Journalists
  • Member – Campaign for Real Ale
  • Member – Liberty
  • Member – Edinburgh SNP Club
  • Member – Living Rent

Close Family Members 

None

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

SNP

Remuneration

  • Clackmannanshire Council:
  • Elected member, SNP
  • Spokesperson for Environment and Net Zero
  • Caseworker, John Nicolson MP

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

All expenses paid for by the SNP Branches in Clackmannanshire

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of house in Clackmannanshire

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Volunteer – The Breastfeeding Network (Charity SCO27007)
  • Member – Foundation of Hearts
  • Trustee – Clackmannanshire and Stirling Environment Trust

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

SNP

Remuneration

  • Delivery Manager – National Grid plc.
  • Councillor – Fife Council, Dunfermline Central Ward (SNP).

Other Roles

N/A

Contracts

N/A

Election Expenses

Not applicable – Fife Council 2022 local election expenses of £642.80 were met by SNP City of Dunfermline Branch funds.

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of two properties in Dunfermline.

Interest in Share & Securities

  • Shareholder/Director: 50% – SkillRaise Ltd. Non-remunerated post, as the company is presently dormant and not trading.
  • Shareholder/Director: 25% – Compita Japan Company Limited (Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan). Non-remunerated post, although it is a commercial company currently trading.

Gifts & Hospitality

N/A

Non-financial Interests

N/A

Close Family Members 

N/A

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

  • Scottish Labour Party

Remuneration

  • Councillor at East Lothian Council from 2022.
  • Customer Assistant at Tesco from 2017-2022.

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

Registered with East Lothian Council

Houses, Land & Buildings

Tenant in Musselburgh

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • USDAW (Trade Union) 2017-2022
  • Unite (Trade Union) from 2023

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

Scottish Labour Party

Remuneration

  • I receive a Councillor’s allowance and as Senior Councillor and Provost, I receive a senior councillor allowance and expenses as claimed and authorised and approved

Other Roles

I am a member of the Board of Enjoy Leisure.

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

Registered with East Lothian Council

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Haddington

Interest in Share & Securities

I have a private pension fund and no other investments

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Haddington Scouts – Committee member
  • St Mary’s Kirk – Elder
  • LEADER_ Tyne Esk – Member
  • Haddington Heritage and History Project – Member

Close Family Members 

N/A

Register of Interests

Political Group

Scottish Conservative Party

Remuneration

  • Clackmannanshire Council – Elected Member
  • Partner in a management accountancy firm

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of a property in Clackmannanshire

Interest in Share & Securities

Ordinary Shares in:

  • Party At The Palace Ltd
  • Crossbow Management Services Ltd
  • Hospitality Research Ltd

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Dollar Museum Trust – Trustee
  • Governors of Dollar Academy – Governor

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

Scottish Green Party

Remuneration

  • Councillor for Inverleith ward, City of Edinburgh Council (2022 – )
  • Communications and Engagement, Housing Options Scotland (2020 – 2022)

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

All expenses paid for by the Edinburgh branch of the Scottish Green Party.

Houses, Land & Buildings

Tenant in Edinburgh

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Member -Scottish Green Party
  • Non-Executive Director -Transport for Edinburgh
  • Member – Living Rent
  • Member – Unison
  • Student – The University of Edinburgh

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • Advisor/Director – Edinburgh Airport/ Edinburgh Airport Services Limited

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

None

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Trustee – Scottish Charity Air Ambulance

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • The Social Care Community Partnership

Other Roles

Nil

Contracts

Nil

Election Expenses

Nil

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Hawick

Interest in Share & Securities

Nil

Gifts & Hospitality

Nil

Non-financial Interests

Nil

Close Family Members 

Nil

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • Edinburgh Airport Ltd: Chief Commercial Officer (Aero)
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle: Non-Executive Director

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

Greencoat Renewables (shares holding)

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • National Convener -Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland
  • Commissioner – Poverty and Inequality Commission – Scotland
  • Superannuated Pension from SPPA

Other Roles

  • Ambassador – Non Remunerated – Spinal Injuries Scotland
  • Members Equality Advisory Forum – Non Remunerated -Cairngorm National Park Authority
  • Advisory Board Member – Non Remunerated -Scottish Rural and Island Transport Community (SRITC)

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

N/A

Houses, Land & Buildings

  • Joint owner of property in Falkirk
  • Joint owner of property in Argyll & Bute
  • Sole owner of property in Glasgow

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

  • Spinal Injuries Scotland -Previous Chair now Ambassador
  • Cairngorm National Park Authority – Equality Advisory Forum Member
  • Poverty Alliance – Member
  • The Alliance – Member
  • Autism Scotland -Member
  • Scottish National Party -Member
  • Scottish Rural and Island Transport Community -Advisory Board Member

Close Family Members 

N/A

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • Employed as Director, Scotland by CPT

Other Roles

none

Contracts

none

Election Expenses

none

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of Property in Edinburgh.

Interest in Share & Securities

none

Gifts & Hospitality

none

Non-financial Interests

none

Close Family Members 

none

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • I receive no remuneration in respect of any position I hold.

Other Roles

No registerable interest.

Contracts

No registerable interest.

Election Expenses

No registerable interest.

Houses, Land & Buildings

No registerable interest.

Interest in Share & Securities

No registerable interest.

Gifts & Hospitality

No registerable interest.

Non-financial Interests

  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation -Fellow, Trustee and member of Council.
  • Chartered Institution of Civil Engineers – Fellow.
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – Fellow.
  • Scottish Railway Preservation Society – Non-executive Director.

Close Family Members 

No registerable interest.

Register of Interests

Political Group

Remuneration

  • CH2 Associates Ltd Management Consultancy – Director
  • Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) Energy distribution company -Retained Switcher/linesman Colonsay

Other Roles

  • Colonsay Community Development Company -Director and Treasurer (unremunerated)
  • Colonsay Trading Company Ltd – Director
    (unremunerated)

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

Co-owner and occupier of property in Edinburgh

Interest in Share & Securities

CH2 Associates Ltd 20% share ownership

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

None

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

Remuneration

None

Other Roles

N/A

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

N/A

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Edinburgh

Interest in Share & Securities

N/A

Gifts & Hospitality

N/A

Non-financial Interests

N/A

Close Family Members 

N/A

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • Network Manager Scotland – McGills Scotland East Ltd

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members 

 



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