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Special advisers' gifts, hospitality, media meetings and expenses: October to December 2019

Published: 15 Apr 2019
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:
15 Apr 2019
Special advisers' gifts, hospitality, media meetings and expenses: October to December 2019

Gifts

Name of special adviser

Date gift received

From

Brief description of gift

Value

Outcome

Katy Bowman

10/12/2018

Qatari Embassy

Christmas Hamper

£75.00

Raffled to raise funds (£127.00) for Life Care Edinburgh

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

Ewan Crawford

Royal Bank of Scotland

Over £30

07/10/2018

Dinner at the Blythswood Hotel

Invitation

Callum McCaig

Royal Bank of Scotland

Over £30

07/10/2018

Dinner at the Blythswood Hotel

Invitation

John McFarlane

Royal Bank of Scotland

Over £30

07/10/2018

Dinner at the Blythswood Hotel

Invitation

Callum McCaig

Noble & Co

£15-£30

07/11/2018

Lunch at 20 Princes Street

Invitation

Callum McCaig

Scottish Daily Mail

Under £15

13/11/2018

Lunch at Scottish Parliament

Invitation

Stewart Maxwell

FSB

Over £30

15/11/2018

FSB Annual Dinner

Invitation

Katy Bowman

University of Glasgow

Over £30

22/11/2018

The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards

Invitation

Jeanette Campbell

Centrica

Over £30

22/11/2018

The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards

Invitation

Ewan Crawford

University of Glasgow

Over £30

22/11/2018

The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards

Invitation

Leanne Dobson

James Hutton Institute

Over £30

22/11/2018

RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards

Invitation

Kate Higgins

Royal Bank of Scotland

Over £30

22/11/2018

The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards

Invitation

Ross Ingebrigtsen

University of Glasgow

Over £30

22/11/2018

The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards

Invitation

Liz Lloyd

Edinburgh Airport

Over £30

22/11/2018

The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards

Invitation

Callum McCaig

BP

Over £30

22/11/2018

Dinner at Royal Society

Invitation

Stuart Nicolson

BT Openreach

Over £30

22/11/2018

The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards

Invitation

Katy Bowman

Scottish Ballet

Over £30

15/12/2018

2 x Scottish ballet tickets ‘Cinderella’ Christmas performance

Invitation

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

Special adviser

Date

Name of senior media figure

Purpose of meeting

Stuart Nicolson

26/10/2018

Alan Muir, Scottish Sun

General catch-up

Katy Bowman

13/11/2018

Tony Hall, BBC

Ministerial support

David Hutchison

13/11/2018

Tony Hall, BBC

Ministerial support

Liz Lloyd

28/11/2018

Mandy Rhodes, Holyrood Magazine

General catch-up

Expenses

Special adviser

iExpenses

Accommodation

Travel

Katy Bowman

£0.00

£75.00

£537.86

Jeanette Campbell

£53.25

£0.00

£38.60

Ewan Crawford

£33.10

£831.39

£1,490.63

Leanne Dobson

£0.00

£0.00

£168.50

Kathryn Higgins

£59.70

£0.00

£769.82

David Hutchison

£0.00

£0.00

£0.00

Ross Ingebrigtsen

£9.90

£130.00

£436.82

Liz Lloyd

£10.75

£75.00

£1,520.27

John MacInnes

£0.00

£0.00

£0.00

Stewart Maxwell

£67.28

£163.84

£0.00

Colin McAllister

£0.00

£0.00

£8.02

Callum McCaig

£0.00

£0.00

£0.00

John McFarlane

£44.85

£0.00

£0.00

Stuart Nicolson

£0.00

£0.00

£0.00

 

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