Ian Blackford

Ian Blackford is the Scottish National Party MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently undertakes the role of SNP Westminster Leader.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

  • First Seer Ltd (see category 8 below). (Registered 2 December 2016)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Director (unpaid) of First Seer Ltd, 12A Chester Street, Edinburgh EH3 7RA. First Seer owns our croft business and ancillary activities. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 17 November 2015)
  • From 25 June 2021, investment portfolio managed on a blind discretionary basis by Rathbones and previously by Brooks MacDonald Plc. (Registered 03 June 2015; updated 25 June 2021)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

  • I employ my step-son, John O'Leary, as part time Senior Caseworker. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 13 June 2017 and 05 August 2019)