House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 12 July 2021

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) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.

I received the following allowances from Calderdale Council, Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax HX1 1UJ, for my role as Councillor, to which I committed approx. 8 hrs a month. I ceased to be Councillor on 19 March 2021. (Updated 26 March 2021)

15 January 2020, received £1,550.74. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.

15 February 2020, received £547.12. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.

15 March 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.

15 April 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.

15 May 2020, received £879.92. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 22 December 2020. Paragraph 15 of Chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.

From 15 June 2020 until 19 March 2021 I received £879.92 a month. (Registered 25 June 2020; updated 24 September 2020 and 26 March 2021)

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)

Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:

9 February 2021, received £140 for a survey completed in January 2021. Hours: 30 mins.
(Registered 09 February 2021)

9 February 2021, received £40 for a survey completed in January 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)

19 April 2021, received £60 for a survey completed in March 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)

30 April 2021, received £100 for a survey completed in April 2021. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)

30 April 2021, received £100 for a survey completed in April 2021. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 11 May 2021)

27 May 2021, received £120 for a survey completed in May 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 15 June 2021)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Gamesys Group
Address of donor: 10 Piccadilly, London W1J 0DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for myself at England v Czech Republic football game, value £1,537.60
Date received: 22 June 2021
Date accepted: 22 June 2021
Donor status: company, registration 10303804
(Registered 02 July 2021)

Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Royal Ascot, valued at £1,400
Date received: 17 June 2021
Date accepted: 17 June 2021
Donor status: company, registration 12213577
(Registered 07 July 2021)

5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK

Name of donor: Entain Operations Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 6, Atlantic Suites, Europort, Gibraltar
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality for me at Wimbledon, value £1,100
Date received: 1 July 2021
Date accepted: 1 July 2021
Donor status: company, registration number 112454
(Registered 12 July 2021)

Name of donor: Entain Operations Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 6, Atlantic Suites, Europort, Gibraltar
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality for me at England v Denmark football match, value £3,457
Date received: 7 July 2021
Date accepted: 7 July 2021
Donor status: company, registration 112454
(Registered 12 July 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

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

 

Prepared 14th July 2021