Register of interests

Councillor Billy Sheerin


I, Councillor Billy Sheerin, as a Member of Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council, give notice to the Monitoring Officer of the following Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, as required by Section 30 of the Localism Act 2011, and other interests as required by the Council's code of conduct. In the notice below I have also included the interests of any relevant persons other than myself as referred to in Section 30(3)(b) of the Localism Act, namely: my spouse or civil partner;

 See note 1
1. Employment, Office, Trade, Profession or Vocation - Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain See note 1
Myself My Spouse or Partner
Retired -
2. Sponsorship - Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards the election expenses of you. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 See note 2
Myself My spouse or partner
3. Contracts - Any contract which is made between the relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and/or which has not been fully discharged See note 3
Myself My spouse or partner
4. Land - Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the relevant authority. See note 4
Myself My spouse or partner
73 Leander Drive, Castleton, Rochdale OL11 2XD -
5. Licences - Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the relevant authority for a month or longer. See note 5
Myself My spouse or partner
6. Corporate tenancies - Any tenancy where (to your knowledge) the landlord is the relevant authority; and the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest. See note 6
Myself My spouse or partner
7. Securities - Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where (a) that body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the relevant authority; and (b) either (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or (ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class See note 7
Myself My spouse or partner
8. Other Registerable Interests - the Council Code of Conduct requires members to declare, within 28 days of receipt, any gift, benefit or hospitality with a value in excess of £25 which you have accepted as a member from any person or body other than the authority. See note 8
Bottle of Whiskey from William Murphy and Sons Ltd 27th May 2015
Trip on the inaugural launch of the Flying Scotsman 8th January 2016.
Day at York Races supplied by Hanson's Springs Ltd. 10th September 2017
Christmas Hamper 22nd December 2020
Christmas Hamper (in December 2020) from the Nigeria Community Association (valued at over £25)
9. Council Appointed Bodies - A body to which you have been appointed or nominated by Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council such as school governing bodies or partnerships.
10. Other Bodies to which you may have been appointed or are a member- A public authority or body exercising functions of a public nature, directed to charitable purposes, or whose principal purpose includes the influence of public opinion or policy e.g. a Trust, an Academy School, a charitable organisation, political party, trade union, or single interest action group.
The Labour Party
GMB Trade Union
Catenian Association
Trustee of Rochdale Curtain Theatre
Chair of the Parish of St Gabriels & St Johns Leadership Team
Member of the Woolworths sports and social club
Member of the Rochdale Catholic club
Trustee of RADAR
Rochdale Action with Destitute Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Board Member East Lanc’s Railway Trust