House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 14th December 2015

Salmond, Alex (Gordon)

Salmond, Alex (Gordon)

1. Employment and earnings

3 June 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from Aberdeen Press and Journal, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick, AB15 6DF. This related to articles and interviews in the period January to March 2015. (Registered 02 June 2015)

From the General Election until further notice, I receive £1,641 a month from the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP, for my role as a MSP. Hours: these vary greatly depending on whether the Scottish Parliament is in session and the constituency work undertaken. (Updated 8 July 2015) (Registered 29 June 2015)

8 June 2015, £200 paid direct to charity by The Daily Record, One Central Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA, for a newspaper article which I wrote before the General Election and which was published on 1 June 2015. (Registered 29 June 2015)

June 2015, £1,000 paid direct to a community organisation by The National, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 8QB for five articles written before the General Election. (Registered 29 June 2015)

6 July 2015, £13,500 received by Chronicles of Deer from DC Thomsons, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA. This relates to articles and interviews in the Courier newspaper for the period January to March 2015. (Registered 01 August 2015)

From the General Election until further notice, Chronicles of Deer will receive £13,500 (£27,000 in total) each quarter from both DC Thomson, Courier Buildings, Dundee DD1 1DA and its subsidiary Aberdeen Journals, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Mastrick AB15 6DF, for articles and interviews shared by the newspapers and online platforms of these two companies. Hours: 6 hrs per week. This includes payment received on 31 July 2015 for the period April to June 2015. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 24 August 2015)

3 August 2015, £10,000 received by Chronicles of Deer from Peters, Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, Drury House, Russell Street, London WC2B 5HA, for additional sales of a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 August 2015)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

Name of donor: Ralph Topping
Address of donor: private
Amount of donor and nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Status of donor: individual
(Registered 08 June 2015)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: European Tour
Address of donor: Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water GU25 4LX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: four night's accommodation including meals, for my wife and myself, whilst I attended and participated in the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Seniors Golf Open Tournament. Approximate value £260 per night; total £1,040. There was no entry fee as I was a competitor.
Date received: 25-29 August 2015
Date accepted: 25 August 2015
Donor status: company, registration 1867610
(Registered 25 September 2015)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

Chronicles of Deer; company for publishing books and writings. (Registered 02 June 2015)

8. Miscellaneous

Trustee of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation (unremunerated) from 7 September 2015. (Registered 15 September 2015)

 

Prepared 21st December 2015