Gifts and hospitality

A register of the gifts and hospitality received by councillors.

Date Gift/ Hospitality entered in RegisterDate of Receipt of Offer of Gift/ HospitalityName of Member who has received the OfferName of Individual/ Organisation who has made the offerNature of the Gift/ HospitalityWhether the Individual/ Organisation Currently has or has had in the Past, or is likely to have in the future, dealings with the Council – and if so, specifyDecision on Whether the Offer of the Gift/ Hospitality is to be acceptedSignature
16/12/2020 15/12/2020 Arthur SpurlingConstituantWhiskyN/AYesArthur Spurling
27/01/2020 25/01/2020 Helen MoonieConsul General Ma (Chinese Consul General)Book of paper cutsAttend eventsAcceptedHelen Moonie
04/11/2019 19/10/2019 Helen MooniePrivate Gift from Chinese schoolchildWatercolour by Chinese Schoolchild noneAccepted Helen Moonie
04/11/2019 18/10/2019 Helen MoonieYangu County MayorMugNoneAccepted Helen Moonie
04/11/2019 14/10/2019 Helen MoonieMr Song - Deputy Mayor of Shangdong Provinceceramic confuscious themed penholder/brush pothas visited South Ayrshire as part of Liaochung delegationAccepted Helen Moonie
04/11/2019 13/10/2019 Helen MoonieArtists home/studio in China2 unframed sketches and 2 unframed water colours by Chinese studentsIntroduced at a dinner in Beijing with past Consul General PanAccepted Helen Moonie
04/11/2019 28/10/2019 Helen MoonieAACCEE2 sand pictures by Chinese school childrendiscussions re possible education exchanges and delegate visitsAcceptedHelen Moonie
30/09/2019 14/09/2019 Helen MoonieIndian Consul Generalpaperback on Mahatma Gandhi and 1 x hard back on yogaInvites civic office to eventsacceptedHelen Moonie
23/08/2019 15/08/2019 Helen MoonieConsul General of Russia20th Century Russia BookInvites Provost to attend events at ConsulAcceptedHelen Moonie
19/07/2019 19/07/2019 Helen MoonieMayor of Hiroshima copper pen trayAyrshire Fiddle Orchestra presented the artwork of the winner of the peace seeds art competition to the Mayor on behalf of South Ayrshire CouncilAccepted Helen Moonie
26/06/2019 22/06/2019 Helen MoonieAyrshire Fiddle Orchestra Peace Tartan SashThe council shows support and recognition for the charity from time to timeAcceptedHelen Moodie
22/05/2019 19/05/2019 Helen MoonieSaint Germain Town Twinning AssociationSilk scarf, wine and chocolatesTwinned with AyrAcceptedHelen Moodie
12/02/2019 09/02/2019 Helen MoonieQuingdao Song and Dance Theatre CompanyScarfNoAcceptedHelen Moonie
07/02/2019 07/02/2019 Douglas CampbellShetland Space CentreBottle of GinDiscussion on Spaceport/Prestwick AirportYesDouglas Campbell
15/11/2018 13/11/2018 Helen MoonieGift from head of Liaocheng delegationFramed paper cupNo previous dealings, letter of intent was signed during visitaccepted Helen Moonie
23/10/2018 19/10/2018 Peter HendersonBiP SolutionsComplimentary tickets as SAC nominated for joint award with Critiqom and attendance at event requested by organiser (BiP Solutions)Go Awards Scotland Finalist Ticket - 23 October 2018 - Marriott Hotel, Glasgow (value - £95)Yes (supporting procurement team)Peter Henderson
19/09/2018 16/09/2018 Helen MoonieVilleneuve Sur Lot Town Twinning AssociationUnframed print copy of painting given to South Ayrshire Council, pen and prunesTwinned with TroonAcceptedHelen Moonie
20/08/2018 04/08/2018 Helen MoonieScotland China Chamber of CommerceChinese silk scarfProvost attended event in EdinburghAcceptedHelen Moonie
20/08/2018 04/08/2018 Helen MoonieDunhuang Culture and AnimationChinese Silk ScarfGift given at event in Edinburgh - no previous dealings with organisationAcceptedHelen Moonie
25/06/2018 25/06/2018 Helen MoonieMayors for PeaceWooden trinket box.The event marked the handover and planting of gingko tree peace seeds gifted to South Ayrshire Council by the Mayors for Peace.YesHelen Moonie
19/06/2018 18/06/2018 Helen MoonieIndian Consul GeneralTraditional Indian BraceletVisiting for yoga event to celebrate National Yoga WeekGift accepted Helen Moonie
01/06/2018 01/06/2018 Helen MoonieSt Germain en Laye Twinning AssociationChampagne and pateTwinned with AyrAcceptedHelen Moonie
12/04/2018 07/04/2018 Helen MoonieAriccia Town Twinning AssociationSilk ScarfTwinned with Prestwick Town Twinning AssociationAcceptedHelen Moonie
03/04/2018 01/04/2018 Helen MoonieSt Germain Rugby ClubFood hamper including 1/2 bottle of wine, tin of pate, goose fat and jam.St Germain Ruby Club come over on twinning visits and play against Ayr WellingtonAcceptedHelen Moonie
01/12/2017 01/12/2017 Siobhian BrownAyr Gaiety PartnershipPantomine TicketsAyr Gaiety receives funding from SACGift accepted in support of Gaiety. Tickets offered to councillors, volunteers and people that support Ayr GaietySiobhian Brown
22/11/2017 16/11/2017 Douglas CampbellSnaanxi Province Business AssociationBrocade 'silk tapestry'Business/trade delegationAgreed to acceptDouglas Campbell
02/10/2017 16/09/2017 Helen MoonieMayor Cassany/VilleneuveUnframed limited edition print presented to all Mayors at 30th Anniversary Town Twinning event Troon and Villeneuve-Sur-LotTown Twinning Troon with Villeneuve-Sur-LotAcceptedHelen Moonie
16/08/2017 13/08/2017 Helen MoonieWuhan Peking OperaGift bag containing a silk scarf, purse, bookmark and postage stampsSponsor Scotland-China Chamber of Commerce Chinese Arts & Culture festival. This is the 3rd year of the event.AcceptedHelen Moonie
22/06/2017 22/06/2017 Helen MoonieShandong Audit Office - visiting South Ayrshire Council during their tour of UKGlass Perfume BottleNoneAccepted: Gift from Chinese Delegation from ShandongHelen Moonie
14/06/2017 12/06/2017 Ian FitzsimmonsTrump TurnberryLaunch of Robert the Bruce golf course which will include hospitality.Yes, Council have had previous dealings. Personally I have not as yet, as new Elected Member.YesIan Fitzsimmons
24/05/2017 22/05/2017 Arthur SpurlingEastons EnvironmentalLunchNo previous dealings with CouncilAcceptedArthur Spurling
18/05/2017 26/04/2017 Helen MoonieRussian Consul General in EdinburghArctic Convoy 75th Anniversary Gift Bag containing Whisky, Whisky Flask and Tartan MatPast/future dealings with the Council through Varyag Memorial at Lendalfoot & Consul VisitsAcceptedHelen Moonie