Register of Interests

Political Group
Scottish Labour Party

Remuneration
Fife Council – Elected Member

Related Undertakings

  • Fife Council Various Committees
  • River Leven Trust – Trust Member

Contracts
None

Houses, Land & Buildings
N/A

Shares & Securities
None

Gifts & Hospitality
None

Non-financial Interests
EIS Unite – Trade Union Activist

Register of Interests

Political Group

Scottish Conservative Party

Remuneration

  • Councillor – Fife Council

Other Roles

  • Director, Alpine Intercurrency Services Ltd (dormant)
  • Director, Robin Lawson & Co Ltd

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

Election expenses £1,600

Houses, Land & Buildings

Joint owner of house in

Interest in Share & Securities

No shareholdings in excess of £20,000

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

None

Close Family Members 

None

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

 

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

 

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

 

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 Labour Party

Remuneration

  • DIRECTOR, YARDLEY PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT LIMITED, REG No:330088
  • PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY
  • SENIOR COUNCILLOR, WEST LOTHIAN COUNCIL

Other Roles

NOT APPLICABLE

Contracts

NOT APPLICABLE

Election Expenses

£1023.49, LOCAL COUCIL ELECTION 5TH MAY 2022

Houses, Land & Buildings

OWNER OF PROPERTY IN WEST LOTHIAN

Interest in Share & Securities

SHARES – YARDLEY PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT LTD

Gifts & Hospitality

NOT APPLICABLE

Non-financial Interests

  • CO-OPERATIVE PARTY – MEMBER
  • LABOUR PARTY – MEMBER
  • GMB TRADE UNION – MEMBER
  • SCOTTISH LABOUR WOMEN’S COMMITTEE – MEMBER
  • CAPTAIN MATTHEW & MRS WHITE FUND FOR THE POOR – TRUSTEE OF CHARITABLE TRUST
  • CoSLA CONVENTION – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WEST LOTHIAN COMMUNITY PLANNING PARTNERSHIP BOARD – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WEST LOTHIAN COMMUNITY SAFETY BOARD – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • CoSLA EXECUTIVE BOARD ENVIRONMENT & ECONOMY – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • EDINBURGH & SOUTH EAST SCOTLAND CITY REGION DEAL ELECTED MEMBERS’ OVERSIGHT COMMITTTEE – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WEST LOTHIAN COUNCIL HEAD TEACHERS APPOINTMENT PANEL – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • LOTHIAN BUSES REGIONAL SUB-COMMITTEE – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • SESTRAN – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WEST LOTHIAN ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP FORUM – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WHITBURN TOWN CENTRE MANAGEMENT GROUP – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • EDINBURGH & LOTHIANS REGIONAL EQUALITY COUNCIL – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WEST LOTHIAN DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WEST LOTHIAN TWINNING ASSOCIATION – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT
  • WEST LOTHIAN/GRAPEVINE TWINNING ASSOCIATION – COUNCIL APPOINTMENT

Close Family Members 

NOT APPLICABLE

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

Liberal Democrats

Remuneration

  • Executive Director of External Relations at The Law Society of Scotland
  • Councillor for the Almond ward on the City of Edinburgh Council

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

All expenses paid for by the West Edinburgh Liberal Democrats

Houses, Land & Buildings

None

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

None

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
SNP

Remuneration
City of Edinburgh Council:

  • Elected member, SNP
  • Transport and Environment Convenor

Related Undertakings

  • Transport for Edinburgh: Chair
  • Transform Scotland: Board member
  • Energy for Edinburgh: Chair
  • Edinburgh Solar Community Co-op: Board member

Contracts
None

Houses, Land & Buildings
None

Shares & Securities
None

Gifts & Hospitality
None

Non-financial Interests
None

Register of Interests

Political Group

SNP

Remuneration

  • Clackmannanshire Council:
  • Elected member, SNP
  • Spokesperson for Environment and Net Zero

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

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

Member of USDAW

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

  • Cockenzie House and Gardens – Board Member
  • 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 – Councillor
  • Ibis Management Services – Partner

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of a property in Clackmannanshire

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

None

Non-financial Interests

Elected member of Clackmannanshire Council

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

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

 

Remuneration

  • Advisor/Director – Edinburgh Airport/ Edinburgh Airport Services Limited
  • Social Investment Scotland     Ad hoc advice

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

None

Interest in Share & Securities

None

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

  • Trustee – Flexible Childcare Services Scotland
  • Trustee – Scottish Charity Air Ambulance

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • The Social Care Community Partnership

Other Roles

General Nursing Council- Chair

Contracts

nil

Election Expenses

Nil

Houses, Land & Buildings

Owner of property in Hawick

Interest in Share & Securities

Nil

Gifts & Hospitality

Nil

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members 

 

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

  • Aviation Director at Edinburgh Airport

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

 

Remuneration

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

Other Roles

  • Director – Non Remunerated -Disability Equality Scotland
  • Ambassador – Non Remunerated – Spinal Injuries Scotland
  • Members Equality Advisory Forum – Non Remunerated -Cairngorm National Park Authority

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

  • Disability Equality Scotland -Director
  • 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

Close Family Members 

N/A

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

 

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

 

Remuneration

  • Scottish and Southern Energy NetworksPower distribution companyRetained Switcher – ColonsayCommunity role – 1st response in the event of power cuts
  • CH2 Associates LtdManagement consultancyCo-owner and Director

Other Roles

None

Contracts

None

Election Expenses

None

Houses, Land & Buildings

Joint owner of property in Edinburgh

Interest in Share & Securities

Owner of 20% of the issued share capital of CH2 Associates Ltd

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

  • (Voluntary) Director and Treasurer of Colonsay Community Development Company & Colonsay Trading Company Limited (subsidiary)

Close Family Members 

None

Register of Interests

Political Group

 

Remuneration

None

Other Roles

N/A

Contracts

None

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

 

Remuneration

  • Network Manager Scotland – Firstbus

Other Roles

 

Contracts

 

Election Expenses

 

Houses, Land & Buildings

 

Interest in Share & Securities

 

Gifts & Hospitality

 

Non-financial Interests

 

Close Family Members