House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 4 September 2023

Cherry, Joanna (Edinburgh South West)

Cherry, Joanna (Edinburgh South West)

1. Employment and earnings

Kings Council and member of the Faculty of Advocates. Non-practising since 25 November 2022, but I continue to receive payments for legal services rendered before my election in 2015; and for the period 28 June 2021 to 25 November 2022 when I returned to part-time practice. (Registered 04 June 2015; updated 19 July 2021, 20 December 2022 and 30 December 2022)

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. (Registered 18 November 2020)

25 November 2022, received £4,510 plus VAT from the Scottish Legal Aid Board, Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5HE, for legal services provided between 27 September 2012 and 22 November 2013. Hours: none since my election to Parliament. (Registered 20 December 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque Ltd
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque 2023 in London, value £986
Date received: 26-28 January 2023
Date accepted: 26 January 2023
Donor status: company, registration 06913437
(Registered 22 February 2023)

Name of donor: NatWest Group
Address of donor: 175 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 1HQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with lunch for Scotland v Wales rugby match, value £324
Date received: 11 February 2023
Date accepted: 11 February 2023
Donor status: company, registration SC083026
(Registered 06 March 2023)

Name of donor: Neil Murray
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal services provided between 8 and 12 May 2023 (paid for by the donor), value £22,932
Date received: 8-12 May 2023
Date accepted: 8 May 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 16 June 2023)

8. Miscellaneous

From 25 January 2022, Member of the advisory group of Sex Matters, a not for profit company which campaigns, advocates and produces resources to promote clarity about sex in public policy, law and culture. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 08 February 2022)


Prepared 6th September 2023