Register of Interests

Member's Name: Elaine Smith

Constituency: Central Scotland

Date on which initial statement lodged: 19 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:
No registrable interests

Gifts:
I received sponsorship of between £1,001 and £2,000 from UNISON to fund the services of a research assistant to provide eight days research from 3 to 31 March 2004 on the Breastfeeding etc. (Scotland) Bill.


Between 7 June 2002 and 18 November 2004 I received sponsorship by way of assistance from Govan Law Centre to assist me in developing the Breastfeeding etc. (Scotland) Bill. The value of this sponsorship was between £5,001 and £10,000.

Overseas visits:
No registrable interests

Controlled transactions:
No registrable interests

Heritable property:
No registrable interests

Interest in shares:
My husband and I own £2 of shares in McQuick Ltd, a manufacturing company. This constitutes 66.6% of the issued share capital.

Voluntary:
I am a member of the General Teaching Council.


I am a member of Unite.


I am a member of the Dunbeth Bowling Club.


I am Convener of the RMT Scottish Parliamentary Group.


I am a member of CND.


I am a member of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC).


I am a member of Scottish Friends of Palestine.


I am an Ambassador for St Andrews Hospice Airdrie. I receive no remuneration for this position.


I am a director of McQuick Ltd (Bagpipe Covers). I receive no remuneration for this position.


[Ceased interest removed from entry: 20 February 2018]

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