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
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