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Alyn Smith

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28 Mai 2024 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • Name of donor: Good Law Project
    Funding the legal fees for representing me in relation to a complaint to the Charity Commission against the Institute for Economic Affairs. At the time of registration, the estimated value of this support is below the registrable threshold.
    Date interest arose: 5 March 2024
  • (Registered 23 May 2024)

13 Mai 2024 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

  • Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation.
    Date interest arose: 26 June 2020
  • (Registered 16 July 2020)
  • A Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government.
    Date interest arose: 14 July 2016
  • Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation.
    Date interest arose: 26 June 2020
    Date interest ended: 30 June 2023
  • (Registered 16 July 2020; updated 9 May 2024)
  • A Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government.
    Date interest arose: 14 July 2016
    Date interest ended: 15 September 2020
  • (Registered 23 July 2020; updated 9 May 2024)

15 Ebrill 2024 - View full entry

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • From 13 May 2022, a house in Edinburgh co-owned with and occupied by family members: (i). (Registered 30 September 2022)
  • Type of land/property: Residential property (house)
    Number of properties: 1
    Location: Edinburgh
    Interest held: from 13 May 2022
    Ownership details: Co-owned with and occupied by family members
  • (Registered 30 September 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Honorary Vice President of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (unpaid). (Registered 10 January 2020)
  • Honorary Associate of the British Veterinary Association (unpaid). (Registered 10 January 2020)
  • From 26 June 2020, Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation. (Registered 16 July 2020)
  • From 14 July 2016, a Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government. (Registered 23 July 2020)
  • From 20 July 2020, Political Adviser (unpaid) to the Political Advisory Board of the European Movement UK, a pressure group. (Registered 23 July 2020)
  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £161,331 (consisting of £59,017.50 counsel fees, £102,059.50 solicitor fees, and £254 disbursements. (Registered 05 November 2020; updated 02 February 2021 and 30 April 2021)
  • From 13 June 2022, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Guardians of Scotland Trust. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 June 2022)
  • Along with two other MPs, since 16 March 2022 I have been party to a legal challenge filed in the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg - which was confirmed by the Court on 5 September 2022. The legal proceedings are funded through crowdfunding by For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens). Total costs incurred to date between the three MPs (and two other individuals), which will be capped under a fee agreement with our solicitors, are £28,536 (inc VAT) (consisting of £3,570 counsel fees and £24,966 solicitors fees). (Registered 21 September 2022)
  • From 22 January 2024, Honorary Vice President of the European Movement in Scotland. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 January 2024)
  • Honorary Associate of the British Veterinary Association (unpaid).
  • (Registered 10 January 2020)
  • Honorary Vice President of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (unpaid).
  • (Registered 10 January 2020)
  • Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation.
    Date interest arose: 26 June 2020
  • (Registered 16 July 2020)
  • Political Adviser (unpaid) to the Political Advisory Board of the European Movement UK, a pressure group.
    Date interest arose: 20 July 2020
  • (Registered 23 July 2020)
  • A Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government.
    Date interest arose: 14 July 2016
  • (Registered 23 July 2020)
  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £161,331 (consisting of £59,017.50 counsel fees, £102,059.50 solicitor fees, and £254 disbursements.
    Date interest arose: 19 October 2020
  • (Registered 5 November 2020; updated 2 February 2021 and 30 April 2021)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Guardians of Scotland Trust. This is an unpaid role.
    Date interest arose: 13 June 2022
  • (Registered 27 June 2022)
  • Along with two other MPs, I have been party to a legal challenge filed in the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg - which was confirmed by the Court on 5 September 2022. The legal proceedings are funded through crowdfunding by For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens). Total costs incurred to date between the three MPs (and two other individuals), which will be capped under a fee agreement with our solicitors, are £28,536 (inc VAT) (consisting of £3,570 counsel fees and £24,966 solicitors fees).
    Date interest arose: 16 March 2022
  • (Registered 21 September 2022)
  • Honorary Vice President of the European Movement in Scotland. This is an unpaid role.
    Date interest arose: 22 January 2024
  • (Registered 22 January 2024)

5 Chwefror 2024 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • From 22 January 2024, Honorary Vice President of the European Movement in Scotland. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 January 2024)

20 Mawrth 2023 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 14 July 2016, a Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government. (Registered 23 July 2020)
  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £161,331 (consisting of £59,017.50 counsel fees, £102,059.50 solicitor fees, and £254 disbursements. (Registered 05 November 2020; updated 02 February 2021 and 30 April 2021)
  • Along with two other MPs, since 16 March 2022 I have been party to a legal challenge filed in the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg - which was confirmed by the Court on 5 September 2022. The legal proceedings are funded through crowdfunding by For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens). Total costs incurred to date between the three MPs (and two other individuals), which will be capped under a fee agreement with our solicitors, are £28,536 (inc VAT) (consisting of £3,570 counsel fees and £24,966 solicitors fees). (Registered 21 September 2022)
  • From 14 July 2016, a Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government. (Registered 23 July 2020)
  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £161,331 (consisting of £59,017.50 counsel fees, £102,059.50 solicitor fees, and £254 disbursements. (Registered 05 November 2020; updated 02 February 2021 and 30 April 2021)
  • Along with two other MPs, since 16 March 2022 I have been party to a legal challenge filed in the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg - which was confirmed by the Court on 5 September 2022. The legal proceedings are funded through crowdfunding by For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens). Total costs incurred to date between the three MPs (and two other individuals), which will be capped under a fee agreement with our solicitors, are £28,536 (inc VAT) (consisting of £3,570 counsel fees and £24,966 solicitors fees). (Registered 21 September 2022)

3 Hydref 2022 - View full entry

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

 
  • From 13 May 2022, a house in Edinburgh co-owned with and occupied by family members: (i). (Registered 30 September 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • Along with two other MPs, since 16 March 2022 I have been party to a legal challenge filed in the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg - which was confirmed by the Court on 5 September 2022. The legal proceedings are funded through crowdfunding by For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens). Total costs incurred to date between the three MPs (and two other individuals), which will be capped under a fee agreement with our solicitors, are £28,536 (inc VAT) (consisting of £3,570 counsel fees and £24,966 solicitors fees). (Registered 21 September 2022)

11 Gorffennaf 2022 - View full entry

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • Until 29 June 2021, a flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2021; updated 07 July 2021)
 

27 Mehefin 2022 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • From 13 June 2022, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Guardians of Scotland Trust. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 June 2022)

12 Gorffennaf 2021 - View full entry

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • A flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2020)
  • Until 29 June 2021, a flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2021; updated 07 July 2021)

17 Mai 2021 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £137,018. (Registered 05 November 2020; updated 02 February 2021)
  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £161,331 (consisting of £59,017.50 counsel fees, £102,059.50 solicitor fees, and £254 disbursements. (Registered 05 November 2020; updated 02 February 2021 and 30 April 2021)

1 Mawrth 2021 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars
    Address of donor: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return economy flight £826; hotel accommodation for six nights (£171 per night) £1,026; total value £1,852

    Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

    Dates of visit: 3-9 February 2020

    Purpose of visit: To participate in the donor's Defeating Disinformation workshop.

    (Registered 21 February 2020)
 

15 Chwefror 2021 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. (Registered 05 November 2020)
  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £137,018. (Registered 05 November 2020; updated 02 February 2021)

9 Tachwedd 2020 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. (Registered 05 November 2020)

10 Awst 2020 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • From 14 July 2016, a Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government. (Registered 23 July 2020)
  • From 20 July 2020, Political Adviser (unpaid) to the Political Advisory Board of the European Movement UK, a pressure group. (Registered 23 July 2020)

20 Gorffennaf 2020 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • From 26 June 2020, Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation. (Registered 16 July 2020)

2 Mawrth 2020 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars
    Address of donor: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return economy flight £826; hotel accommodation for six nights (£171 per night) £1,026; total value £1,852

    Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

    Dates of visit: 3-9 February 2020

    Purpose of visit: To participate in the donor's Defeating Disinformation workshop.

    (Registered 21 February 2020)

11 Ionawr 2020 (first entry we have)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • A flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 January 2020)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Honorary Vice President of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (unpaid). (Registered 10 January 2020)
  • Honorary Associate of the British Veterinary Association (unpaid). (Registered 10 January 2020)