House of Commons

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

Blackford, Ian (Ross, Skye and Lochaber)

Blackford, Ian (Ross, Skye and Lochaber)

1. Employment and earnings

From 1 December 2015 until 31 March 2021, Chairman of Golden Charter Trust Ltd,of Canniesburn Gate, 10 Canniesburn Drive, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 1BF; a trust established to hold, invest and administer the funds received from those who purchase funeral plans sold by Golden Charter Limited. From 1 April 2020 until 31 March 2021, I received £3,247.25 a month. Hours: 8 hrs per quarter. In addition, I was paid £1,575.85 per day for any additional work (additional payments were listed below). (Registered 03 June 2015; updated 14 December 2015, 06 June 2016, 12 April 2018, 12 April 2019, 14 April 2020 and 08 March 2021)

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 until 28 May 2021, a house on the Isle of Skye: (i). (Registered 8 November 2016; updated 28 May 2021)

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

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

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)

From 25 June 2021, investment portfolio managed on a blind discretionary basis by Rathbones and previously by Brooks MacDonald Plc. (Registered 03 June 2015; updated 25 June 2021)

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 14th July 2021