House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 15 November 2021

Benton, Scott (Blackpool South)

Benton, Scott (Blackpool South)

1. Employment and earnings

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:

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)

8 July 2021, received £275 for a survey completed in June 2021. Hours: 1 hr 10 mins. (Registered 19 July 2021)

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)

Name of donor: McDonalds Restaurant Ltd
Address of donor: 11/59 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 8AW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at the FA Community Shield Football Game for two people, total value £700
Date received: 7 August 2021
Date accepted: 7 August 2021
Donor status: company, registration 01002769
(Registered 26 August 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 18th November 2021