Register of interests

Councillor Colin Blackburn

This register of interests was published on Thursday, 29th October, 2020, 4.41 pm.

I, Councillor Colin Blackburn a Member/Co-opted Member of Bath and North East Somerset Council (The Council) give notice that

1. You should disclose any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain, including the name of any person or body who employs or has appointed you.
Employment, Office, Trade, Profession or Vocation
Employed and a Director of Intern Europe Ltd
Madeline Blackburn (Spouse), Paid Director, European Student Placement Agency Limited
Director of European Student Placement Agency Ltd
Director of Manor Park Hotel Ltd
Director of The Curious Soul Ltd
Director of COMA Holdings Ltd
2. You should declare any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the Council) made or provided within the last 12 months in respect of expenses incurred by you in carrying out your duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.
3. You should declare any current undischarged contract made between you, or a body in which you have a beneficial interest, and the Council under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed.
4. You should declare any beneficial interest in land located with the Council’s area (excluding any easement, or right in or over land which does not carry the right to occupy or receive income).
35 Hantone Hill, Bathampton, Bath, BA2 6XD (Joint Owner)
5. You should detail any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the Council’s area for a month or longer.
European Student Placement Agency Ltd - Tenancy for office Unit 12, Brassmill Enterprise Centre, Brassmill Lane, Bath. BA1 3JN.
6. You should detail any tenancy where to your knowledge, the Council is the landlord and the tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial interest.
Corporate Tenancies
7. You should detail any beneficial interest in securities of a body which has to your knowledge a place of business or land in the Council’s area and either the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital, or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of any class of shares issued.
50% Share Value: European Student Placement Agency Limited Spouse - 50% Share Value as above
I own 50% of the shares in COMA Holdings Ltd. This company holds the shareholdings for my wife and I in the Section 1 companies of which we are Directors. Through this share ownership, we have a controlling interest in all 5 companies.
8. You must reveal the name of any person or organisation from whom you have received a gift or hospitality with an estimated value of at least £25 which you have received in your capacity as a member of the Council.
Date of receipt of Gift/Hospitality | Name of Donor Reason and Nature of Gift/Hospitality
09.03.2016 - University of Bath Founder's Day Dinner
09.03.2018 - Bath Rugby Tarquin McDonald CEO - Ticket to Anglo Welsh Semi-Final
8th March 2019 - Guild Living Evening Match ticket and 3 course meal & drinks hospitality
9. I understand that I must, within 28 days of becoming aware of any new or change in the above interests, including any change in relation to a sensitive interest, provide written notification there of to the Council’s Monitoring Officer.
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