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Ellie Gomersall register of interests

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The Register of Interests provides information of any financial interest or other material benefit that a Board or Committee member receives which might reasonably be thought by others to influence his or her actions.

1. Remunerated directorships.

Non-Exec Director, National Union of Students UK.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession or other activity.

President, National Union of Students Scotland.

3. Clients connected with the further and/or higher education sector or other aspects of the Council’s business.

Members of NUS Scotland:

  • Aberdeen University Students’ Association.
  • Abertay Students’ Association.
  • Edinburgh University Students’ Association.
  • GCU Students’ Association.
  • Heriot-Watt University Student Union.
  • Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association.
  • RCS Students’ Union.
  • RGU Union.
  • University of Stirling Students’ Union.
  • Strath Union.
  • UWS Students’ Union.
  • Ayrshire College (Students’ Association).
  • Borders College (Students’ Association).
  • City of Glasgow College (Students’ Association).
  • Dumfries and Galloway College (Students’ Association).
  • Dundee and Angus College (Students’ Association).
  • Edinburgh College Students’ Association.
  • Fife College (Students’ Association).
  • Forth Valley College (Students’ Association).
  • Glasgow Clyde College (Students’ Association).
  • Glasgow Kelvin College (Students’ Association).
  • Highlands & Islands Students’ Association.
  • New College Lanarkshire (Students’ Association).
  • Newbattle Abbey College (Students’ Association).
  • North East Scotland College (Students’ Association).
  • South Lanarkshire College (Students’ Association).
  • SRUC (Students’ Association).
  • West College Scotland (Students’ Association).
  • West Lothian College (Students’ Association).

4. Significant gifts or hospitality arising from Board or Committee membership. (To be reported as soon as reasonably practical).


5. Significant shareholdings in a public company where the value is more than 1% of the total issued share value of the company.


6. Significant shareholdings in a private company which might give rise to a conflict of interest or trust.


7. Public activity in support of a political party within the previous five years.

  • Co-Chair of National Executive Committee, Scottish Green Party.
  • Campaign Manager, Glasgow Green Party.
  • Scottish Green Party Candidate for Glasgow List, Scottish Parliament Election 2021.
  • Scottish Green Party Candidate for Cardonald, Glasgow City Council Election 2022.

8. Miscellaneous, for example, unremunerated posts, honorary positions and other connections which might give rise to a conflict of interest or trust.

Trustee, sparqs (Student Partnerships in Quality Scotland).

9. Relevant and known interests of spouse, partner and close family.


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