Register of Interests

Member's Name: John Scott

Constituency: Ayr

Date on which initial statement lodged: 25 May 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:
I am a partner in Messrs W. Scott and Son, Girvan, a farming concern. I work 14 hours per month for which I receive remuneration of between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum. [Amended interest 19 June 2017]

Gifts:
On 22 April 2017 my wife and I attended Ayr Racecourse as guests of the Ladbrokes Coral Group plc (a betting firm of 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6SQ). The value of the tickets was £295 each and therefore the combined value of the gift to my wife and me was £590. [Registered 28 April 2017]

Overseas visits:
No registrable interests

Controlled transactions:
No registrable interests

Heritable property:
I own agricultural land and property with a market value of between £800,001 and £900,000 which produces a gross annual income of between £190,001 and £200,000. From 6 March 2009, part of the Farm’s income comes from a contract with CRE Energy Ltd to provide access over the farm for the purpose of maintaining a windfarm on adjoining land. All of the above income is used annually to run, maintain and invest in the farm. [Amended interest 19 June 2017]


I own a flat in South Ayrshire with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000. I receive gross income from this flat of between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.


I own a flat in South Ayrshire with a market value of between £250,001 and £300,000. [Amended interest 19 June 2017]

Interest in shares:
I own 100% of Water Distribution and Energy Services Ltd, a water retailing company. This company is registered but not trading.

Voluntary:
I am an unremunerated co-opted regional branch member and honorary fellow of the Moredun Institute.


I am an unremunerated Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society. [Amended interest 19 June 2017]


I am an unremunerated honorary member of the British Veterinary Association.


I am a member of the National Farmers Union of Scotland.

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