House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 4 October 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 6th October 2021