House of Commons

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

Cherry, Joanna (Edinburgh South West)

Cherry, Joanna (Edinburgh South West)

1. Employment and earnings

As a QC and member of the Faculty of Advocates, I will continue to receive payments for legal services rendered before my election. (Registered 04 June 2015)

From 3 September 2020 until further notice, weekly column for the National. I will receive £150 for each column from Newsquest Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe HP10 9TY. First payment expected on 1 December 2020. Hours: approx. 4 hrs a week. Payments for previous columns are listed below. (Registered 18 November 2020)

16 March 2020, received £150 for a column. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 18 November 2020)

14 April 2020, received £600 for four columns. Hours: approx. 16 hrs in total. (Registered 18 November 2020)

26 May 2020, received £150 for a column. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 18 November 2020)

15 June 2020, received £750 for five columns. Hours: approx. 20 hrs in total. (Registered 18 November 2020)

26 May 2020, received £450 for three columns. Hours: approx. 12 hrs. (Registered 24 November 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: Flagship Media Group
Address of donor: Flagship House, C3 Westbank Drive, Belfast BT3 9LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to my election campaign
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 16 January 2020)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Food, accommodation and transport while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2020 Conference held in the UK, value £901.57
Date received: 16 - 18 January 2020
Date accepted: 16 January 2020
Donor status: company, registration 06913437
(Registered 04 March 2020)

8. Miscellaneous

Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)

Along with Jo Maugham QC and Vince Dale, from 8 September 2019 to May 2020 I was part of legal action in the Court of Session which was intended to ensure that the Prime Minister complies with the EU Withdrawal (No.2) Act (known as the Benn Act). The action was funded by Vince Dale. (Registered 21 October 2019; updated 18 November 2020)

 

Prepared 5th January 2021