Register of Interests

Member's Name: Ben Macpherson

Constituency: Edinburgh Northern and Leith

Date on which initial statement lodged: 16 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 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

On 4 February 2017 myself and a guest attended the Scotland v Ireland match at Murrayfield as hospitality guests of BT Scotland (a telecommunications company of BT Group plc, BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London EC1A 7AJ). The combined value of the two tickets was £1390 + VAT. [Registered 10 February 2017]

Overseas visits:
No registrable interests

Controlled transactions:
No registrable interests

Heritable property:
No registrable interests

Interest in shares:
No registrable interests

I am registered on the roll of Scottish Solicitors. [Amended interest 04 September 2016, Amended interest 26 September 2017]

I am a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce). [5 March 2018]

My partner was employed by Christian Aid in Scotland. [Registered 30 August 2018, Amended interest 18 February 2020, Ceased interest 18 February 2020]

I received two premium tickets for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 19 Street Party at a value of £160 each, gifted by Underbelly Limited. [Registered 13 January 2019]

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