House of Commons

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

Blackford, Ian (Ross, Skye and Lochaber)

Blackford, Ian (Ross, Skye and Lochaber)

1. Employment and earnings

From 1 December 2015, Chairman of Golden Charter Trust Ltd, Canniesburn Gate, 10 Canniesburn Drive, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 1BF. From 1 April 2020 until further notice, I will be paid £3,247.25 a month. Hours: 8 hrs per quarter. In addition, I will be paid £1,575.85 per day for any additional work (additional payments will be listed below). (Registered 03 June 2015; updated 14 December 2015, 06 June 2016, 12 April 2018, 12 April 2019 and 14 April 2020)

Until 17 December 2019, Chairman of Commsworld Plc, Commsworld House, Peffer Place, Edinburgh EH16 4BB. From July 2015 until 17 December 2019, I was paid £1,000 a month. Hours: 8 hrs per quarter. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 3 August 2015 and 18 December 2019)

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

From 4 November 2016, a house on the Isle of Skye: (i). (Registered 08 November 2016)

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

First Seer Ltd (see category 8 below). (Registered 02 December 2016)

7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000

Until 17 December 2019, Commsworld; telecoms company. (Registered 03 June 2015; updated 18 December 2019)

8. Miscellaneous

Director (unpaid) of First Seer Ltd, 12A Chester Street, Edinburgh EH3 7RA. First Seer owns our croft business and ancillary activities. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 17 November 2015)

Investment portfolio managed on a discretionary basis by Brooks MacDonald Plc. (Registered 03 June 2015)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my step-son, John O'Leary, as part time Senior Caseworker. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 13 June 2017 and 05 August 2019)

 

Prepared 5th January 2021