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Special advisers' gifts, hospitality and media meetings: January-March 2019

Published: 21 Jan 2020
Directorate:
People Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

Information about gifts and hospitality received by special advisers, special advisers' meetings with newspaper and media proprietors, editors and senior executives, and expenses.

Published:
21 Jan 2020
Special advisers' gifts, hospitality and media meetings: January-March 2019

Gifts 

None.

Hospitality

Name of Special Adviser

Name of organisation

Value i.e.

(£15-£30)(Over £30)

Date of Hospitality

Description

Circumstances in which the gift/hospitality was offered

Calum McCaig

Royal Bank of Scotland

Over £30

2 February 2019

Scotland – Italy 6 nations match

Invitation

Ross Ingebrigtsen

Royal Bank of Scotland

Over £30

9 February 2019

Scotland – Ireland 6 Nations match

Invitation

Kate Higgins

Confor

Over £30

26 February 2019

Confor Annual Dinner and Awards Night

Invitation

Stewart Maxwell

Total

Over £30

8 March 2019

Scottish Oil Club Annual Dinner

Invitation

Ross Ingebrigtsen

Edinburgh Airport

Over £30

9 March 2019

Scotland – Wales 6 Nations match

Invitation

Kate Higgins

Forestry Commission

Over £30

13 March 2019

Forestry Commissioners Dinner

Invitation

Jeanette Campbell

People’s Postcode Lottery

Over £30

14 March 2019

People’s Postcode Lottery Gala

Invitation

Meetings with newspaper and other media proprietors, editors and senior executives

None. 

Expenses

Special Adviser

iExpenses

Accommodation

Travel

Katy Bowman

£268.33

£751.13

£3,405.84

Jeanette Campbell

£0.00

£0.00

£0.00

Ewan Crawford

£0.00

£354.26

£811.20

Leanne Dobson

£31.23

£0.00

£0.00

Kate Higgins

£128.25

£523.48

£638.51

David Hutchison

£0.00

£0.00

£0.00

Ross Ingebrigtsen

£46.35

£0.00

£666.99

Liz Lloyd

£10.75

£184.02

£1,880.63

John MacInnes

£0.00

£0.00

£0.00

Stewart Maxwell

£205.17

£107.87

£0.00

Colin McAllister

£0.00

£0.00

£9.17

Callum McCaig

£48.60

£0.00

£0.00

John McFarlane

£77.36

£0.00

£0.00

Stuart Nicolson

£488.05

£751.13

£2900.06

These expenses are primarily incurred by Special Advisers in supporting the First Minister and Scottish Ministers at events in other parts of the United Kingdom, including intergovernmental negotiations and on foreign visits to Europe and the United States of America taking forward the Scottish Government’s programme.

Due to the way in which the different type of expenses are held i-expenses are recorded by payment date, accommodation by invoice date and travel costs by travel date.
 

Contact

Email: ceu@gov.scot
Telephone: 0300 244 4000