Register of Interests

Member's Name: Annabel Goldie

Constituency: West Scotland

Date on which initial statement lodged: 02 June 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:


Overseas Visits:

Heritable Property:

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On Saturday 19 November 2011, I spoke at the Bridge of Weir and Kilmacolm 41 Club 25th Anniversary Dinner at Old Ranfurly Golf Club, Bridge of Weir. I was asked to nominate a charity for a donation to be made by the 41 Club. I nominated Moving On Inverclyde, Brougham Street, Greenock and they have been sent a cheque for £315.00 from the 41 Club made out in favour of the charity. [Registered 23 November 2011].

On 23 May 2012 I received from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra a gift of a CD of the orchestra’s performance of The Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz. The value of the CD was £10.00. [Registered 23 May 2012]

On Friday 18 January 2013, I spoke at the Strathclyde University Down South (SUDS) Burns Supper at the Caledonian Club, London. I received dinner and overnight accommodation, the combined value of which was £193.00. [Registered 7 February 2013]

On Monday 21 January 2013, I was admitted as an Honorary Member of The Robert Burns Guild of Speakers. I received as gifts a bottle of Robert Burns Whisky and a Robert Burns wool scarf. The estimated value of both items is £60.00. [Registered 7 February 2013]

On Monday 18 March 2013, I visited the Isle of Arran Distillery, Isle of Arran, within my regional area of the West of Scotland. I received as a gift a bottle of Arran Malt (14 year old, value £41.99) and my researcher received a bottle of Arran Gold Cream Liqueur, value £14.99. [Registered 20 March 2013]

On Wednesday 1 May 2013, I received from Royal Mail Group a special commemorative sheet of stamps to mark the bi-centenary of the birth, and 140th anniversary of the death, of Dr David Livingstone. The value of the stamps is £14.95. [Registered 15 May 2013]

I received two complementary tickets from Scottish Opera for the performance of The Pirates of Penzance at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow on Thursday 16 May 2013. The total value of the two tickets was £146.00 and the estimated value of refreshments at the interval was £8.00, totalling £154.00. [Registered 23 May 2013]

On Saturday 7th September 2013, I spoke at the Royal Northern and University Club, Aberdeen. I received dinner and overnight accommodation, the combined value of which was £150.00. [Registered 19 September 2013]

On 26 September 2013 I was invited to accompany a member of staff of the Law Society of Scotland in a taxi from Waverley Station to the Scottish Parliament, where the member of staff was attending a meeting. The journey was paid for by the Law Society of Scotland. The value of such a journey is estimated at £6.00. [Registered 26 September 2013]

On 3 October 2013, I was gazetted as a Member of the House of Lords and on 11 November 2013, I was formally introduced into the House of Lords. I do not receive a salary for this role nor, while I am an MSP, do I intend to claim the daily allowance to which I am entitled for the occasions on which I attend the House of Lords. I will however claim any travelling expenses I incur which I will register when received. [Registered 19 December 2013]

On 31 January 2014 I spoke at the Rotary Club of Alloway’s dinner to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Charter. My attendance was voluntary without any payment of fee. As a gesture of appreciation, the Club presented me with a bouquet of flowers, estimated value £30, and Marks and Spencer gift cards to a value of £50. [Registered 4 February 2014]

On 12 March 2014 I was formally conferred with an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS). There is no financial or remunerative consideration involved or obligation by me to the RIAS in any respect relative to my role as an MSP. [Registered 19 March 2014]

On 14 March 2014 I participated in the BBC Any Questions programme. I am to receive an appearance fee of £150. [Registered 20 March 2014]

On 18 June 2014 I received as a gift, a signed copy of the Encyclopaedia of Scottish Football co-written by David Potter and Phil H Jones, recommended retail price £29.99. [Registered 25 June 2014]

On 24 June 2014 I participated in a debate on Scottish independence at the invitation of the Spectator magazine in the National Museum of Scotland, Chamber Street, Edinburgh which was sponsored by Brewin Dolphin, Stockbrokers (of Sixth Floor, Atria One, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH3 8EX) who hosted a post-debate dinner at the Museum which I attended. The estimated value of the hospitality was £50. [Registered 25 June 2014]

On Tuesday 4.November 2014, I was interviewed by Robert Cumming of PA Advocacy and was asked to nominate a charity for a donation. I nominated Erskine of Bishopton, PA7 5PU. Mr Cumming confirmed that on 7. November he sent a cheque for £100 direct to Erskine. The donation was not in exchange for any service offered or provided by me to my constituents. [Registered 3 December 2014]

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