Councillor Maxine Smith

Maxine  Smith
  • Ward: 07 Cromarty Firth
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Contact details

Mobile: 07751 227367

Leader of the Opposition


  • Communities and Partnerships Committee
  • Highland Licensing Board
  • Highland Licensing Committee 
  • North Planning Applications Committee
  • Resources Committee
  • Ross and Cromarty Committee

Register of interests:

Information on the exact nature of the requirement under each category can be found in the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Register of Interests) Regulations and Section 4 Registration of Interests of the Councillor's Code of Conduct.

Date on which initial statement lodged: 5 May 2012.

Gifts and hospitality

Para 4.21 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • 10/06/2012: Two tickets to Rockness Festival
  • 23/06/2012: One seat at Eden Court to see the Dalai Lama
  • 24/07/2012: Lunch on board Kristina Katarina, berthed in Invergordon on 24 July 2012 - on official duty exchanging plaques at first visit
  • 3-4/08/2012: Two tickets to Belladrum Festival
  • 14/01/2013: Accepted invitation to top table, dinner and entertainment at The Bar None Awards, Mercure Hotel, Inverness (paid own overnight stay)
  • 01/02/2013: Large bouquet of flowers for doing presentation at Catalina House's Dignity Day, Alness


Paras 4.3 to 4.11 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • Self-employed Partner Venus Beauty Salons, Invergordon and Fort William

Related undertakings

Paras 4.12 to 4.14 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • None


Paras 4.15 to 4.16 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • None

Election expenses

Para 4.17 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • Contribution from Scottish National Party of £439.30

Houses, land and buildings

Paras 4.18 to 4.19 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • Owner - 5 Calrichie Cottages, Invergordon, IV18 0LN
  • Lease - 3 Aird's Crossing, High Street, Fort William, PH33 6EU
  • Lease - 64 High Street, Invergordon, IV18 0DH
  • Owner - 1 Ord Terrace, Invergordon, IV18 0HX

Shares and securities

Para 4.20 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • None 

Non-financial interests

Para 4.22 of Councillors' Code of Conduct

  • Member Board - Albyn Housing Society
  • Chairman Invergordon Environment Group
  • Member Alness Business Association
  • Treasurer Cromarty Firth Branch Scottish National Party
  • Leader SNP Highland Council Group
  • Member Board - Highland Homeless Trust
  • Member - Befrienders Highland

Surgery details:

 Held every 6 weeks across ward - see local press for details

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