Register of Interests

Member's Name: Fergus Ewing

Constituency: Inverness and Nairn

Date on which initial statement lodged: 07 June 2016

All MSPs are required to provide details of their interests under the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006 (asp 12). The Register of Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament lists details of interests registered under categories such as remuneration, heritable property and gifts. More information about the exact nature of information required under each category of interest can be found at Volume 2: sections 1 and 2 of the Code of Conduct for Members of the Scottish Parliament.

Information on the exact nature of the requirement under each category can be found in the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006 (asp 12).


Remuneration and related undertaking:
No registrable interests

Gifts:
No registrable interests

Overseas visits:
No registrable interests

Controlled transactions:
No registrable interests

Heritable property:
I own a house in Lossiemouth which has a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000 and from which I derive income of up to £5,000 per annum.


Until 23 November 2016 I owned a third share of a flat in Edinburgh. I estimated the overall value of the property to be between £200,001 and £250,000. [Amended interest 30 November 2016, Ceased interest 30 November 2016]

Interest in shares:
I own ordinary shares in Finsbury Growth & Income (an investment trust) with a value of £34,200. [Amended interest 05 April 2017]


I owned ordinary shares in Murray International (an investment trust) with a value of £32,000. [Amended interest 05 April 2017, Ceased interest 05 April 2017]


I owned ordinary shares in J O Hambro UK Equity Income A (an investment trust) with a value of £32,300. [Registered 05 April 2017, Amended interest 19 June 2017, Ceased interest 19 June 2017]


I own ordinary shares in Capital Financial Trojan Income (an investment trust) with a value of £49,600. [Registered 05 April 2017]


I own ordinary shares in T Bailey Saracen Global Income & Growth (an investment trust) with a value of £38,400. [Registered 05 April 2017]


I own ordinary shares in Findlay Park American (an investment trust) with a value of £48,300. [Registered 05 April 2017]

Voluntary:
Although none of these investments require to be registered in the interests in shares category, I am disclosing on a voluntary basis my current investments in: GCP Infrastructure Ord, Twenty Four Income Ord, Sqn Asset Finance Ord, Sequoia Economic Infrastructure, Hadrian’s Wall Securities Ord, GCP Asset Backed C Shares, Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities, Temple Bar Investment Trust, Capital Financial Trojan Global Income, Threadneedle UK Equity Income Z, Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, Miton UK Microcap, Artemis Alpha Trust, The European Investment Trust, Blackrock European Dynamic Fund Acc, Schroder Japan Growth Trust, Aberdeen Asian Income, Murray International Trust, Veritas Global Equity Income, Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, Bb Healthcare Trust Redeemable, Templeton Emerging Markets Trust, F&C Commercial Property Trust, Empiric Student Property, Primary Healthcare Prop Ord, HICL Infrastucture, The Renewables Inf Ord, J O Hambro UK Equity Income A. [Amended interest 30 November 2016, Amended interest 05 April 2017, Amended interest 19 June 2017]


On 28 May 2016, I attended a function and stayed at the Mingary Castle, at the invitation of the Trustees of the Mingary Castle Preservation and Restoration Trust. I do not consider that this interest meets the prejudice test.

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