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Profile of registrant

The Scottish Tourist Guide Association Limited

Identification number in the register: 27137546712-41
Registration date: 16/09/11 19:25:29

The information on this organisation was last modified on 06/10/13 16:46:57
The date of the last annual update was 06/10/13 16:46:57

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: The Scottish Tourist Guide Association Limited
Acronym: STGA
Legal status: private company limited by guarantee
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Norma Clarkson
Position: STGA Representative to FEG

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Norma Clarkson
Position: STGA Representative to FEG

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 18b Broad Street 
Stirling FK8 1EF
Telephone number: (+01786) 447784
Fax number: (+01786) 451953
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: To establish, co-ordinate, service and help to sustain a national association of tourist guides in Scotland;
To provide assistance to tourist guides in Scotland who become members of the STGA by way of financial technical and managerial support and by the collation and dissemination of information relating to tourism and associated activirties for the benefit of such members;
To promote the widespread recognition of the STGA and of the services available from the STGA and its members within the tourism industry in the UK and elsewhere and amongst the general public;
To advance the reputation of tourist guides in Scotland who are members of the STGA with a view to raising the standards of tourist guiding in Scotland; and
To promote the employment of members of the STGA as tourist guides in Scotland.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 500
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Green Paper on the proposed revised Directive on the Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European Federation of Tourist Guides Associations
World Federation of Tourist Guides Associations
Scottish Tourism Forum
Scottish Council for Development and Industry
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 09/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The minimum amount able to be selected for "estimation of costs related to the direct representation of interests to EU institutions by our organisation in the current year" is well over what we spend. Realistic estimate would be £1,000

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
The Law Society of Scotland