Register of Interests for Lesley Thomson

Name: Lesley Thomson

Position: Solicitor General

Date on which initial statement lodged: 23 June 2011


All MSPs and Law Officers are required to provide details of their interests under the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006 (asp 12). The Register of Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament lists details of interests registered under categories such as remuneration, heritable property and gifts. More information about the exact nature of information required under each category of interest can be found at Volume 2: sections 1 and 2 of the Code of Conduct for Members of the Scottish Parliament.

Information on the exact nature of the requirement under each category can be found in the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006.

Remuneration and related undertaking:

No registrable interests


No registrable interests

Overseas visits:

On 14-17 September 2015, I visited Bosnia as part of a delegation organised by the charitable initiative Remembering Srebrenicia, which is a project of the charity Ummah Help (of Newland House, 2nd Floor, 137-139 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8UA). The visit was part of the ‘Lessons from Srebrenica’ educational visits programme. The costs of the visit were met by Remembering Srebrenicia and amounted to £428 for flights and £186.41 for other costs including accommodation, food and transport during the visit, with a total cost of £614.41. [Registered 30 September 2015]

Heritable property:

No registrable interests

Interest in shares:

No registrable interests


I have received a pension of between £1,001 and £2,000 per annum from Scottish Power since 2010.

On 1 October 2013 I became a Non-Executive Director of the Scottish Rugby Union. I receive no remuneration for this role. [Registered 7 October 2013]