House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 11 January 2020

Sheppard, Tommy (Edinburgh East)

Sheppard, Tommy (Edinburgh East)

1. Employment and earnings

15 October 2019, received an annual subscription to the National in return for two column pieces in the Sunday National. Address: The National, Herald & Times Group, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 3QB. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 October 2019)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: European Parliamentary Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Address of donor: 23 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food, travel and subsistence, with a value of £2,683
Destination of visit: Dhaka and Cox Bazar, Bangladesh
Dates of visit: 12-20 September 2019
Purpose of visit: APPG on Population, Development and Reproductive Health study tour to gain insight into sexual and reproductive health and rights service provisions in Bangladesh.
(Registered 10 October 2019)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

Commercial premises in Edinburgh, owned by Salt 'n' Sauce promotions Ltd (see category 7 below): (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)

Residential property in Edinburgh, owned by Salt 'n' Sauce promotions Ltd (see category 7 below): (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)

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

Salt 'n' Sauce Promotions Ltd; an entertainment company. (Registered 04 June 2015)

The Scottish Comedy Agency Ltd; organising and promoting comedy related entertainment. (Registered 19 February 2016)

8. Miscellaneous

Board Member (unpaid) of Common Weal, a 'think and do tank' campaigning for social and economic equality in Scotland. (Registered 06 September 2017)

From February 2017, Council member (unpaid) of the Scottish Independence Convention, an umbrella group bringing together pro-independence parties, groups and organisations to promote the concept and ideals of an independent Scotland. (Registered 06 September 2017)

From September 2017, Honorary President of LinkNet, a charity offering direct mentoring to minority ethnic communities in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Scottish Borders and Fife. (Registered 06 September 2017)


Prepared 31st January 2020