Bill McIntosh - Leader
Register of Councillors' Interests
The Scottish Parliament has approved a Councillors' Code of Conduct. The current
version of the Code came into effect in December 2010 and applies to all councillors
and reinforces the expectation of the highest standards of behaviour.
The Standards Commission for Scotland is an independent body set up by the Scottish
Parliament to promote high standards in public life and to investigate alleged breaches
of the Code.
In terms of the Code, each Councillor is required to register their own interests
across a number of categories:
A description of any gifts or hospitality received, the name of the donor, the date
received and the approximate value.
Refer to Gifts and Hospitality Register
Where remuneration is received by virtue of being...
- self employed,
- the holder of an office,
- a director of an undertaking,
- a partner in a firm,
- involved in undertaking a trade, profession, vocation or
- a member of an organisation
A description of the name and nature of the business and, as appropriate, the post
held in the organisation and the nature and regularity of the work.
A description of a directorship that is not itself remunerated, but is of a company
or undertaking which is a parent or subsidiary of a company or undertaking which
The name of the subsidiary or parent company, or other undertaking and the nature
of its business.
Its relationship to the company or undertaking in which the councillor is a director
and from which remuneration is received.
A description of the nature and duration, but not the price, of a contract which
is not discharged where...
- goods or services are to be provided to, or works are to be executed for, South
Ayrshire Council; and
- the contract has been made by the councillor or a firm in which he/she is a partner,
or an undertaking in which the councillor is a director or in which he/she has shares
where the nominal value is:
- greater than 1% of the issued share capital of the company or other body; or
- is greater than £25,000.
A description of any assistance towards election expenses received within the last
Election expenses of £945.31 – all paid for by Central Ayrshire Conservative and Unionist Association
A description of any rights of ownership or other rights, including the tenancy,
of houses, land and buildings.
The address of the property or otherwise a description sufficient to identify it.
Domestic Dwellinghouse – 13 Bentinck Drive, Troon
A description of significant non-financial interests such as membership or holding
office in public bodies, companies, clubs, societies and organisations such as trade
unions and voluntary organisations, which members of the public might reasonably
think could influence actions, speeches or votes in South Ayrshire Council.
Chair of South Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership Board;
Director of Ayr Renaissance LLP;
SAC rep on British Red Cross Disaster Fund Appeal;
Member of Ayrshire Shared Services Group;
Member of Ayrshire Economic Partnership;
A SAC rep on Joint Committee for Shared Services: Regulatory Services, covering 3 Ayrshire Local Authorities;
Monthly article written for Troon ‘Going Out’ magazine, for ‘Welcome to Troon’ website and ‘Troon Online’ website
I recognise that it can be a criminal offence and it is a breach of the Councillor's
- omit information that ought to be given in this notice;
- provide information that is materially false or misleading;
- fail to give further notices in order to
- bring up to date information given in this notice; and
- declare an interest that I acquire after the date of this notice and have to declare.
Bill McIntosh - Leader
Proper Officer of the South Ayrshire Council