House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 21 December 2020

Benton, Scott (Blackpool South)

Benton, Scott (Blackpool South)

1. Employment and earnings

13 December 2019, received £1,935.75 from Calderdale Council, Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax HX1 1UJ, for my roles as Councillor and Conservative Group Leader. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

27 December 2019, received £311.41 from West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority, Oakroyd Hall, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw BD11 2DY, for my role as Local Councillor Representative. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

27 December 2019, received payment of £915.82 from IPSA, 2nd floor, 85 Strand, London WC2R 0DW, for work done as a MP’s research assistant. Hours: no hours since my election to Parliament. (Registered 28 February 2020)

Allowances from Calderdale Council, Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax HX1 1UJ, for my role as Councillor, to which I commit approx. 8 hrs a month:

15 January 2020, received £1,550.74. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

15 February 2020, received £547.12. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

15 March 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

15 April 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

15 May 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

From 15 June 2020 until further notice I expect to receive £879.92 a month. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020)

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:

9 September 2020, received £250 for a survey completed on 21 July 2020. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 09 September 2020)

15 December 2020, received £200 for a survey completed in November 2020. Hours: 1 hr 10 mins. (Registered 16 December 2020)

10 December 2020, received £80 for a survey completed in November 2020. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 December 2020)

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

Name of donor: IPGL Ltd
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, 39 Sloan Street, London SW1 9LP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: company, registration 02011009
(Registered 06 January 2020)

Name of donor: Dukehill Services Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Birchley Estate Birchfield Lane, Oldbury B69 1DT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Donor status: company, registration 06317947
(Registered 06 January 2020)

Name of donor: H & C Whitehead Ltd
Address of donor: Prospect Works, Bradford Road, Bailiffe Bridge, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 4DJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: company, registration 00352679
(Registered 06 January 2020)

Name of donor: David A Halsall
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 06 January 2020)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI Ltd)
Address: Blick Rothenberg, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and hospitality with a total value of £2,500
Destination of visit: Israel
Dates of visit: 28 July 2019 – 2 August 2019
Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation to Israel.
(Registered 06 January 2020)

8. Miscellaneous

From 1 February 2020, member of Blackpool Town Funds Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 24 January 2020)

 

Prepared 5th January 2021