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7 Gorffennaf 2017 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • From the General Election until 5 May 2016, I received £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these varied greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament was in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Registered 29 June 2015; updated 8 July 2015 and 28 July 2016)
  • From the General Election until 30 June 2016, Chronicles of Deer received £13,500 (£27,000 in total) each quarter from both DC Thomson, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA and its subsidiary Aberdeen Journals, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick AB15 6DF, for articles and interviews shared by the newspapers and online platforms of these two companies. Hours: 6 hrs per week. This includes payment received on 31 July 2015 for the period April to June 2015. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 24 August 2015; updated 27 July 2016)
  • From 1 July 2016 until further notice Chronicles of Deer Ltd will receive £5,000 plus VAT quarterly from Aberdeen Press and Journal, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick, AB15 6DF. This is for weekly video column contributions. Expected hours: 16 hrs per quarter. (Registered 27 July 2016)
  • 25 July 2016, £15,000 plus VAT received by Chronicles of Deer Ltd from Global Radio, LBC, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA. This is related to contributions to a radio phone-in show and other LBC programmes in the period from January 2016 to end June 2016. Hours: normally 30 mins per week; 10-15 hours in total. (Registered 27 July 2016)
  • 21 March 2017, £500 plus VAT received by Chronicles of Deer from Trinity Mirror (Daily Record, Daily Record Bldg, 40 Anderston Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA). This was a one-off payment in relation to an article I wrote in 2016 for the Daily Record newspaper. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2017)
 

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
    Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain race meetings in the UK during 2016. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 8 February 2016

    Date accepted: 8 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 93447

    (Registered 12 February 2016)
  • Name of donor: Gleneagles Hotel Ltd
    Address of donor: Auchterarder, Perthshire PH3 1NF

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: For one night’s accommodation and hospitality for me and my wife with a total value of £1,495

    Date received: 8 September 2016

    Date accepted: 8 September 2016

    Donor status: company, registration SC097000

    (Registered 05 October 2016)
  • Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
    Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain race meetings in the UK during 2017. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 14 December 2016

    Date accepted: 14 December 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 93447

    (Registered 21 December 2016)
  • Name of donor: Scottish Racing Marketing Ltd
    Address of donor: Hamilton Park Racecourse, Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 0DW

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to every race meeting in Scotland during 2017. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 19 December 2016

    Date accepted: 19 December 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 82990

    (Registered 22 December 2016)
 

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Harper Collins
    Address of donor: The News Building, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me, my wife and one member of staff, with an estimated total value of £9,200

    Destination of visit: Toronto and New York

    Date of visit: 4-8 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: to take part in a number of book events to promote my book.

    (Registered 04 May 2016)
  • Name of donor: Credit Suisse
    Address of donor: Uetlibergstrasse 231, P.O. Box 700, CH 8070 Zurich, Switzerland

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me and two members of staff with an estimated total value of £11,386.77

    Destination of visit: Singapore

    Date of visit: 21-22 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: invited to be the guest speaker at the Global Megatrends Conference.

    (Registered 17 May 2016)
 

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

  • Chronicles of Deer; company for publishing books and writings. (Registered 02 June 2015)
 

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 7 September 2015, Trustee of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation (unremunerated). (Registered 15 September 2015)
  • From 18 January 2016, Director of the Westminster Foundation For Democracy Ltd (unremunerated), as the representative of the SNP on the All-Party Board. (Registered 12 February 2016)
 

2 Mai 2017 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 
  • 21 March 2017, £500 plus VAT received by Chronicles of Deer from Trinity Mirror (Daily Record, Daily Record Bldg, 40 Anderston Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA). This was a one-off payment in relation to an article I wrote in 2016 for the Daily Record newspaper. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2017)

20 Mawrth 2017 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 

6 Mawrth 2017 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Fundación Sabino Arana
    Address of donor: Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs for my wife, a member of staff and me - accommodation (£450), meals (£400) and return flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao (£750); total £1,600.

    Destination of visit: Bilbao, Spain

    Date of visit: 30 January – 1 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: attending the 2015 Sabino Arana Awards and launching the Basque language edition of my book.

    (Registered 26 February 2016)
 

20 Chwefror 2017 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 

6 Chwefror 2017 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments received by Chronicles of Deer via Peters, Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, Drury House, 34-33 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HA:
  • 3 August 2015, £10,000 received from HarperCollins Publishers UK, The News Building, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF, for additional sales of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 August 2015; updated 18 January 2016)
  • 14 December 2015, £1,080.43 rights payment from Fundación Sabino Arana, Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain, for the forthcoming Basque language edition of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 6 January 2016; updated 14 January 2016)
  • 18 December 2015, £1,800 received by Chronicles of Deer from Hat Trick Productions Ltd, 33 Oval Road, London, NW1 7EA, for an appearance on 'Have I Got News For You'. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2016)
 

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: The Consultative Assembly, Iran
    Address of donor: Tehran, Iran

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs - accommodation £600, meals £125 and transport £13; total £738. Travel costs to/from Tehran met by a non-registrable source.

    Destination of visit: Tehran, Iran

    Date of visit: 17-23 December 2015

    Purpose of visit: Scottish parliamentary delegation to discuss international trade, nuclear disarmament and human rights issues.

    (Registered 20 January 2016)
 

9 Ionawr 2017 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

 
  • Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
    Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain race meetings in the UK during 2017. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 14 December 2016

    Date accepted: 14 December 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 93447

    (Registered 21 December 2016)
  • Name of donor: Scottish Racing Marketing Ltd
    Address of donor: Hamilton Park Racecourse, Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 0DW

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to every race meeting in Scotland during 2017. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 19 December 2016

    Date accepted: 19 December 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 82990

    (Registered 22 December 2016)

19 Rhagfyr 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 

5 Rhagfyr 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • From the General Election until 5 May 2016, I received £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these varied greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament was in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Registered 29 June 2015; updated 8 July 2015 and 28 July 2016)
  • 14 December 2015, £1,080.43 rights payment from Fundación Sabino Arana, Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain, for the forthcoming Basque language edition of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 6 January 2016; updated 14 January 2016)
  • From the General Election until 5 May 2016, I received £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these varied greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament was in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Registered 29 June 2015; updated 8 July 2015 and 28 July 2016)
  • 14 December 2015, £1,080.43 rights payment from Fundación Sabino Arana, Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain, for the forthcoming Basque language edition of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 6 January 2016; updated 14 January 2016)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
    Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain race meetings in the UK during 2016. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 8 February 2016

    Date accepted: 8 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 93447

    (Registered 12 February 2016)
  • Name of donor: Gleneagles Hotel Ltd
    Address of donor: Auchterarder, Perthshire PH3 1NF

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: For one night’s accommodation and hospitality for me and my wife with a total value of £1,495

    Date received: 8 September 2016

    Date accepted: 8 September 2016

    Donor status: company, registration SC097000

    (Registered 05 October 2016)
  • Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
    Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain race meetings in the UK during 2016. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 8 February 2016

    Date accepted: 8 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 93447

    (Registered 12 February 2016)
  • Name of donor: Gleneagles Hotel Ltd
    Address of donor: Auchterarder, Perthshire PH3 1NF

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: For one night’s accommodation and hospitality for me and my wife with a total value of £1,495

    Date received: 8 September 2016

    Date accepted: 8 September 2016

    Donor status: company, registration SC097000

    (Registered 05 October 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: The Consultative Assembly, Iran
    Address of donor: Tehran, Iran

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs - accommodation £600, meals £125 and transport £13; total £738. Travel costs to/from Tehran met by a non-registrable source.

    Destination of visit: Tehran, Iran

    Date of visit: 17-23 December 2015

    Purpose of visit: Scottish parliamentary delegation to discuss international trade, nuclear disarmament and human rights issues.

    (Registered 20 January 2016)
  • Name of donor: Fundación Sabino Arana
    Address of donor: Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs for my wife, a member of staff and me - accommodation (£450), meals (£400) and return flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao (£750); total £1,600.

    Destination of visit: Bilbao, Spain

    Date of visit: 30 January – 1 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: attending the 2015 Sabino Arana Awards and launching the Basque language edition of my book.

    (Registered 26 February 2016)
  • Name of donor: Harper Collins
    Address of donor: The News Building, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me, my wife and one member of staff, with an estimated total value of £9,200

    Destination of visit: Toronto and New York

    Date of visit: 4-8 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: to take part in a number of book events to promote my book.

    (Registered 04 May 2016)
  • Name of donor: Credit Suisse
    Address of donor: Uetlibergstrasse 231, P.O. Box 700, CH 8070 Zurich, Switzerland

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me and two members of staff with an estimated total value of £11,386.77

    Destination of visit: Singapore

    Date of visit: 21-22 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: invited to be the guest speaker at the Global Megatrends Conference.

    (Registered 17 May 2016)
  • Name of donor: The Consultative Assembly, Iran
    Address of donor: Tehran, Iran

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs - accommodation £600, meals £125 and transport £13; total £738. Travel costs to/from Tehran met by a non-registrable source.

    Destination of visit: Tehran, Iran

    Date of visit: 17-23 December 2015

    Purpose of visit: Scottish parliamentary delegation to discuss international trade, nuclear disarmament and human rights issues.

    (Registered 20 January 2016)
  • Name of donor: Fundación Sabino Arana
    Address of donor: Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs for my wife, a member of staff and me - accommodation (£450), meals (£400) and return flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao (£750); total £1,600.

    Destination of visit: Bilbao, Spain

    Date of visit: 30 January – 1 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: attending the 2015 Sabino Arana Awards and launching the Basque language edition of my book.

    (Registered 26 February 2016)
  • Name of donor: Harper Collins
    Address of donor: The News Building, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me, my wife and one member of staff, with an estimated total value of £9,200

    Destination of visit: Toronto and New York

    Date of visit: 4-8 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: to take part in a number of book events to promote my book.

    (Registered 04 May 2016)
  • Name of donor: Credit Suisse
    Address of donor: Uetlibergstrasse 231, P.O. Box 700, CH 8070 Zurich, Switzerland

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me and two members of staff with an estimated total value of £11,386.77

    Destination of visit: Singapore

    Date of visit: 21-22 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: invited to be the guest speaker at the Global Megatrends Conference.

    (Registered 17 May 2016)

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1. Employment and earnings

 

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1. Employment and earnings

 

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

 
  • Name of donor: Gleneagles Hotel Ltd
    Address of donor: Auchterarder, Perthshire PH3 1NF

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: For one night’s accommodation and hospitality for me and my wife with a total value of £1,495

    Date received: 8 September 2016

    Date accepted: 8 September 2016

    Donor status: company, registration SC097000

    (Registered 05 October 2016)

3 Hydref 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: European Tour
    Address of donor: Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water GU25 4LX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: four night's accommodation including meals, for my wife and myself, whilst I attended and participated in the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Seniors Golf Open Tournament. Approximate value £260 per night; total £1,040. There was no entry fee as I was a competitor.

    Date received: 25-29 August 2015

    Date accepted: 25 August 2015

    Donor status: company, registration 1867610

    (Registered 25 September 2015)
 

5 Medi 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • 6 July 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from DC Thomsons, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA. This relates to articles and interviews in the Courier newspaper for the period January to March 2015. (Registered 01 August 2015)

1 Awst 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • From the General Election until further notice, I receive £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these vary greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament is in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Registered 29 June 2015; updated 8 July 2015)
  • From the General Election until further notice, Chronicles of Deer will receive £13,500 (£27,000 in total) each quarter from both DC Thomson, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA and its subsidiary Aberdeen Journals, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick AB15 6DF, for articles and interviews shared by the newspapers and online platforms of these two companies. Hours: 6 hrs per week. This includes payment received on 31 July 2015 for the period April to June 2015. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 24 August 2015)
  • From the General Election until 5 May 2016, I received £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these varied greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament was in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Registered 29 June 2015; updated 8 July 2015 and 28 July 2016)
  • From the General Election until 30 June 2016, Chronicles of Deer received £13,500 (£27,000 in total) each quarter from both DC Thomson, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA and its subsidiary Aberdeen Journals, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick AB15 6DF, for articles and interviews shared by the newspapers and online platforms of these two companies. Hours: 6 hrs per week. This includes payment received on 31 July 2015 for the period April to June 2015. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 24 August 2015; updated 27 July 2016)
  • From 1 July 2016 until further notice Chronicles of Deer Ltd will receive £5,000 plus VAT quarterly from Aberdeen Press and Journal, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick, AB15 6DF. This is for weekly video column contributions. Expected hours: 16 hrs per quarter. (Registered 27 July 2016)
  • 25 July 2016, £15,000 plus VAT received by Chronicles of Deer Ltd from Global Radio, LBC, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA. This is related to contributions to a radio phone-in show and other LBC programmes in the period from January 2016 to end June 2016. Hours: normally 30 mins per week; 10-15 hours in total. (Registered 27 July 2016)

11 Gorffennaf 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • 3 June 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from Aberdeen Press and Journal, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick, AB15 6DF. This related to articles and interviews in the period January to March 2015. (Registered 02 June 2015)
  • 8 June 2015, £200 paid direct to charity by The Daily Record, One Central Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA, for a newspaper article which I wrote before the General Election and which was published on 1 June 2015. (Registered 29 June 2015)
  • June 2015, £1,000 paid direct to a community organisation by The National, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 8QB for five articles written before the General Election. (Registered 29 June 2015)
 

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

  • Name of donor: Ralph Topping
    Address of donor: private

    Amount of donor and nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

    Status of donor: individual

    (Registered 08 June 2015)
 

6 Mehefin 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Credit Suisse
    Address of donor: Uetlibergstrasse 231, P.O. Box 700, CH 8070 Zurich, Switzerland

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me and two members of staff with an estimated total value of £11,386.77

    Destination of visit: Singapore

    Date of visit: 21-22 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: invited to be the guest speaker at the Global Megatrends Conference.

    (Registered 17 May 2016)

16 Mai 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Harper Collins
    Address of donor: The News Building, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me, my wife and one member of staff, with an estimated total value of £9,200

    Destination of visit: Toronto and New York

    Date of visit: 4-8 April 2016

    Purpose of visit: to take part in a number of book events to promote my book.

    (Registered 04 May 2016)

21 Mawrth 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • From the General Election until further notice, I receive £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these vary greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament is in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Updated 8 July 2015) (Registered 29 June 2015)
  • From the General Election until further notice, I receive £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these vary greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament is in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Registered 29 June 2015; updated 8 July 2015)

7 Mawrth 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Fundación Sabino Arana
    Address of donor: Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs for my wife, a member of staff and me - accommodation (£450), meals (£400) and return flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao (£750); total £1,600.

    Destination of visit: Bilbao, Spain

    Date of visit: 30 January – 1 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: attending the 2015 Sabino Arana Awards and launching the Basque language edition of my book.

    (Registered 26 February 2016)

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3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

 
  • Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
    Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: due to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing, a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain race meetings in the UK during 2016. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

    Date received: 8 February 2016

    Date accepted: 8 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration 93447

    (Registered 12 February 2016)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Trustee of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation (unremunerated) from 7 September 2015. (Registered 15 September 2015)
  • From 7 September 2015, Trustee of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation (unremunerated). (Registered 15 September 2015)
  • From 18 January 2016, Director of the Westminster Foundation For Democracy Ltd (unremunerated), as the representative of the SNP on the All-Party Board. (Registered 12 February 2016)

25 Ionawr 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments received by Chronicles of Deer from Peters, Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, Drury House, 34-33 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HA:
  • 3 August 2015, £10,000 for additional sales of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 August 2015)
  • 14 December 2015, £1,080.43 rights payment for the forthcoming Basque language edition of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 January 2016)
  • Payments received by Chronicles of Deer via Peters, Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, Drury House, 34-33 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HA:
  • 3 August 2015, £10,000 received from HarperCollins Publishers UK, The News Building, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF, for additional sales of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 August 2015; updated 18 January 2016)
  • 14 December 2015, £1,080.43 rights payment from Fundación Sabino Arana, Mandobide 6 – 3, 48007 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain, for the forthcoming Basque language edition of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 6 January 2016; updated 14 January 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: The Consultative Assembly, Iran
    Address of donor: Tehran, Iran

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): estimated costs - accommodation £600, meals £125 and transport £13; total £738. Travel costs to/from Tehran met by a non-registrable source.

    Destination of visit: Tehran, Iran

    Date of visit: 17-23 December 2015

    Purpose of visit: Scottish parliamentary delegation to discuss international trade, nuclear disarmament and human rights issues.

    (Registered 20 January 2016)

11 Ionawr 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • 3 August 2015, £10,000 received by Chronicles of Deer from Peters, Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, Drury House, Russell Street, London WC2B 5HA, for additional sales of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 August 2015)
  • Payments received by Chronicles of Deer from Peters, Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, Drury House, 34-33 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HA:
  • 3 August 2015, £10,000 for additional sales of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 August 2015)
  • 14 December 2015, £1,080.43 rights payment for the forthcoming Basque language edition of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 January 2016)
  • 18 December 2015, £1,800 received by Chronicles of Deer from Hat Trick Productions Ltd, 33 Oval Road, London, NW1 7EA, for an appearance on 'Have I Got News For You'. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2016)

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3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

 
  • Name of donor: European Tour
    Address of donor: Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water GU25 4LX

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: four night's accommodation including meals, for my wife and myself, whilst I attended and participated in the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Seniors Golf Open Tournament. Approximate value £260 per night; total £1,040. There was no entry fee as I was a competitor.

    Date received: 25-29 August 2015

    Date accepted: 25 August 2015

    Donor status: company, registration 1867610

    (Registered 25 September 2015)

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • Trustee of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation (unremunerated) from 7 September 2015. (Registered 15 September 2015)

7 Medi 2015 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 
  • 6 July 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from DC Thomsons, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA. This relates to articles and interviews in the Courier newspaper for the period January to March 2015. (Registered 01 August 2015)
  • From the General Election until further notice, Chronicles of Deer will receive £13,500 (£27,000 in total) each quarter from both DC Thomson, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA and its subsidiary Aberdeen Journals, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick AB15 6DF, for articles and interviews shared by the newspapers and online platforms of these two companies. Hours: 6 hrs per week. This includes payment received on 31 July 2015 for the period April to June 2015. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 24 August 2015)
  • 3 August 2015, £10,000 received by Chronicles of Deer from Peters, Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, Drury House, Russell Street, London WC2B 5HA, for additional sales of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 August 2015)

13 Gorffennaf 2015 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

  • 3 June 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from Aberdeen Press and Journal, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick, AB15 6DF. This related to articles and interviews in the period January to March 2015. Hours: approx 12 hours since 7 May 2015. (Registered 02 June 2015)
  • 3 June 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from Aberdeen Press and Journal, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick, AB15 6DF. This related to articles and interviews in the period January to March 2015. (Registered 02 June 2015)
  • From the General Election until further notice, I receive £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these vary greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament is in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Updated 8 July 2015) (Registered 29 June 2015)
  • 8 June 2015, £200 paid direct to charity by The Daily Record, One Central Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA, for a newspaper article which I wrote before the General Election and which was published on 1 June 2015. (Registered 29 June 2015)
  • June 2015, £1,000 paid direct to a community organisation by The National, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 8QB for five articles written before the General Election. (Registered 29 June 2015)

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1. Employment and earnings

 
  • 3 June 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from Aberdeen Press and Journal, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick, AB15 6DF. This related to articles and interviews in the period January to March 2015. Hours: approx 12 hours since 7 May 2015. (Registered 02 June 2015)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

 
  • Name of donor: Ralph Topping
    Address of donor: private

    Amount of donor and nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

    Status of donor: individual

    (Registered 08 June 2015)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

 
  • Chronicles of Deer; company for publishing books and writings. (Registered 02 June 2015)

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Member of the Scottish Parliament for Gordon. Annual salary £18,461. As a sitting Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Since 4 May 2007, I have been paying that gross salary to a charitable trust.)
  • First Minister of Scotland. Annual salary £80,224, carrying out the duties of the First Minister of Scotland.
 

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Member of the Scottish Parliament. (As I am also a Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Since 4 May 2007, I have been paying that gross salary to a charitable trust.)
  • First Minister of Scotland.
  • Member of the Scottish Parliament for Gordon. Annual salary £18,461. As a sitting Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Since 4 May 2007, I have been paying that gross salary to a charitable trust.)
  • First Minister of Scotland. Annual salary £80,224, carrying out the duties of the First Minister of Scotland.

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Member of the Scottish Parliament. (As I am also a Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Arrangements are currently ongoing for this to be paid into a charitable trust.)
  • Member of the Scottish Parliament. (As I am also a Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Since 4 May 2007, I have been paying that gross salary to a charitable trust.)

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Party donation in lieu of speaking fee at Aberdein Considine corporate event, 18 November 2006. (£5,001-£10,000) Overnight accommodation for my wife and me also provided. (Registered 20 March 2007)
 

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5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Gift of one entry badge from Scottish Racing valid during 2008. (Registered 22 January 2008)
  • Gift of entry badges for self and wife from Hampton Park Racing valid during 2007. (Registered 20 March 2007)
 

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5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Gift of one entry badge from Scottish Racing valid during 2007. (Registered 16 January 2007)
  • Gift of one entry badge from Scottish Racing valid during 2008. (Registered 22 January 2008)

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Member of the Scottish Parliament. (As I am also a Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Arrangements are currently ongoing for this to be paid into a charitable trust.)
  • First Minister of Scotland.

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5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • My wife and I were upgraded to upper class on return flights from London to Los Angeles on 27 May and 1 June 2006 by Virgin Atlantic. (Registered 19 June 2006)
 

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Fee from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland for speaking at Annual Dinner on 11 November 2005. Overnight accommodation for my wife and me also provided. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 November 2005)
 

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Gift of set of two entry badges from Scottish Racing valid during 2006. (Registered 22 December 2005)
 

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Party donation in lieu of speaking fee at Aberdein Considine corporate event, 18 November 2006. (£5,001-£10,000) Overnight accommodation for my wife and me also provided. (Registered 20 March 2007)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • Gift of entry badges for self and wife from Hampton Park Racing valid during 2007. (Registered 20 March 2007)

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5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • Gift of one entry badge from Scottish Racing valid during 2007. (Registered 16 January 2007)

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4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Donation to my constituency party from Aquatic Engineering Company. (Registered 9 September 2005)
 

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5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • My wife and I were upgraded to upper class on return flights from London to Los Angeles on 27 May and 1 June 2006 by Virgin Atlantic. (Registered 19 June 2006)

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6. Overseas visits

  • 21-23 February 2005, to Tallinn, Estonia, to perform the official opening of Scotland House with the Speaker of the Estonian Parliament. Flights, accommodation and hospitality provided by Scotland House. (Registered 11 March 2005)
 

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4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Donation to my constituency party from Aquatic Engineering Campaign. (Registered 9 September 2005)
  • Donation to my constituency party from Aquatic Engineering Company. (Registered 9 September 2005)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Gift of set of two entry badges from Scottish Racing valid during 2005. (Registered 20 December 2004)
  • Gift of set of two entry badges from Scottish Racing valid during 2006. (Registered 22 December 2005)

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Weekly racing column in The Scotsman newspaper.
  • Fee from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland for speaking at Annual Dinner on 11 November 2005. Overnight accommodation for my wife and me also provided. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 November 2005)

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Series of articles for Scotland on Sunday (2001).
 

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • Donation to my constituency party from Aquatic Engineering Campaign. (Registered 9 September 2005)

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6. Overseas visits

 
  • 21-23 February 2005, to Tallinn, Estonia, to perform the official opening of Scotland House with the Speaker of the Estonian Parliament. Flights, accommodation and hospitality provided by Scotland House. (Registered 11 March 2005)

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5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Gift of set of two entry badges from Scottish Racing valid during 2004 (not available on open market but nominal value of £800 per badge). (Registered 29 December 2003)
  • Gift of set of two entry badges from Scottish Racing valid during 2005. (Registered 20 December 2004)

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5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • 13 and 14 June 2003, two nights' accommodation, meals, hospitality and entry to York Races for myself and my wife from Timeform Limited in return for my speaking at a charity dinner organised by Timeform. (Registered 29 August 2003)
 

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Weekly column in the News of the World. (£10,001-£15,000)
  • Fee and accommodation for my wife and me from Royal Institute for International Affairs for speaking at conference in Edinburgh. (Up to £5,000). (Registered 26 November 2002)
 

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • Gift of set of two entry badges from Scottish Racing valid during 2004 (not available on open market but nominal value of £800 per badge). (Registered 29 December 2003)

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Weekly racing column in The Scotsman newspaper.
  • Weekly newspaper column in Press & Journal. (£5,001-£10,000)
  • Fee and accommodation for my wife and me from Royal Institute for the International Affairs for speaking at conference in Edinburgh. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 26 November 2002)
  • Weekly racing column in The Scotsman newspaper.
  • Fee and accommodation for my wife and me from Royal Institute for International Affairs for speaking at conference in Edinburgh. (Up to £5,000). (Registered 26 November 2002)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • 13 and 14 June 2003, two nights' accommodation, meals, hospitality and entry to York Races for myself and my wife from Timeform Limited in return for my speaking at a charity dinner organised by Timeform. (Registered 29 August 2003)

6. Overseas visits

  • June 2002, to Ireland, for a speaking engagement. Travel and accommodation paid for by Encounter Conference; a joint UK/Republic of Ireland sponsored body. (Registered 2 October 2002)
 

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Weekly racing column in The Scotsman newspaper.
  • Series of articles for Scotland on Sunday (September 2000).
  • Occasional journalism.
  • Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000). The fees are paid to my constituency party or a local charity.
  • Fee from David John Associates for speech at Business Awards Dinner, 13 October 2000.
  • Weekly racing column in The Scotsman newspaper.
  • Series of articles for Scotland on Sunday (2001).
  • Fee and accommodation for my wife and me from Royal Institute for the International Affairs for speaking at conference in Edinburgh. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 26 November 2002)

6. Overseas visits

 
  • June 2002, to Ireland, for a speaking engagement. Travel and accommodation paid for by Encounter Conference; a joint UK/Republic of Ireland sponsored body. (Registered 2 October 2002)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • 18 December 2001, gift of honorary membership and car park passes for 2002 from Hamilton Park Racecourse. (Registered 18 December 2001)
 

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Weekly racing column in The Herald newspaper, Glasgow.
  • Series of articles for Scotland on Sunday.
  • Member of the Scottish Parliament.
  • Weekly racing column in The Scotsman newspaper.
  • Series of articles for Scotland on Sunday (September 2000).

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Presented with a gift of a waistcoat from the Fisheries Minister for Newfoundland at the North Atlantic Fisheries Conference, Banff. (Registered 15 May 2000)
  • Complimentary membership of Hamilton Racecourse. (Registered 13 December 2000)
  • 18 December 2001, gift of honorary membership and car park passes for 2002 from Hamilton Park Racecourse. (Registered 18 December 2001)

6. Overseas visits

  • 10-18 November 2000, to Illinois, California and New York for lecture tour. Travel costs and flights paid for by St. Andrew's Societies in Illinois and New York and SNP USA. (Registered 29 December 2000)
 

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

  • Commemorative medal presented by St. Andrew's Society of New York. (Registered 13 February 2001)
 

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Series of articles for Scotland on Sunday.
  • Fee from David John Associates for speech at Business Awards Dinner, 13 October 2000.
  • Weekly newspaper column in Press & Journal. (£5,001-£10,000)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • July 1999, my wife and I were guests of Conoco UK Limited at Open Golf Championship, Carnoustie. (Registered 30 October 1999)
  • October 1999, my researcher and I were guests of Scottish Gas at Scotland v Bosnia match, Ibrox. (Registered 30 October 1999)
  • November 1999, my researcher and I were guests of Scottish Gas at Scotland v England match, Hampden. (Registered 17 November 1999)
  • Complimentary membership of Hamilton Racecourse. (Registered 13 December 2000)

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 10-18 November 2000, to Illinois, California and New York for lecture tour. Travel costs and flights paid for by St. Andrew's Societies in Illinois and New York and SNP USA. (Registered 29 December 2000)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

 
  • Commemorative medal presented by St. Andrew's Society of New York. (Registered 13 February 2001)

10 Tachwedd 2000 (first entry we have)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Weekly racing column in The Herald newspaper, Glasgow.
  • Weekly column in the News of the World. (£10,001-£15,000)
  • Occasional journalism.
  • Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000). The fees are paid to my constituency party or a local charity.
  • Member of the Scottish Parliament.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • July 1999, my wife and I were guests of Conoco UK Limited at Open Golf Championship, Carnoustie. (Registered 30 October 1999)
  • October 1999, my researcher and I were guests of Scottish Gas at Scotland v Bosnia match, Ibrox. (Registered 30 October 1999)
  • November 1999, my researcher and I were guests of Scottish Gas at Scotland v England match, Hampden. (Registered 17 November 1999)
  • Presented with a gift of a waistcoat from the Fisheries Minister for Newfoundland at the North Atlantic Fisheries Conference, Banff. (Registered 15 May 2000)