Member's Name: Keith Brown
Constituency: Clackmannanshire and Dunblane
Date on which initial statement lodged: 26 May 2011
All MSPs 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 (asp 12).
Election expenses are not detailed on the Register of Interests as candidate spending returns are collated by the Electoral Commission. Details of spending and donations for all candidates at the 2011 Scottish Parliamentary election are available on the Electoral Commission’s website. Donations made to MSPs, other than in relation to Scottish Parliamentary elections, may also require to be registered with the Electoral Commission. Details of such donations are published regularly by the Electoral Commission.
Remuneration and Related Undertaking:
I was employed as a full time Civic Officer by Stirling Council, Stirling, FK8 2ET. I received remuneration of between £25,001 and £30,000 per annum. I resigned on 4 May 2007 and my employment ceased on 1 June 2007.
From 10 to 15 June 2012 I attended, as a guest of the Falkland Islands Government, a number of events in the Falklands to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Falkland Islands conflict and subsequent liberation. The cost of the visit amounted to £2000 consisting of £1572 for flights, £308 for accommodation and £120 for meals. These costs were met by the Falkland Islands Government (of Gilbert House, Stanley. FIQQ 1ZZ). [Registered 10 July 2012]
Interest In Shares:
I received a donation of £250 from the Fire Brigades Union towards the expenses incurred during my election campaign.