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Synonyms for interest

Synonyms for interest

mental acquisitiveness

curiosity about or attention to someone or something

something that contributes to or increases one's well-being

a right or legal share in something

to arouse the interest and attention of

Synonyms for interest

a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something

a reason for wanting something done

Synonyms

the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)

a fixed charge for borrowing money

(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims

a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

be on the mind of

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Councillor Ron Lowes, who made the complaint, said: "Cllr Khan had been advised strongly to declare an interest and that was not done."
Coun Hardacre was present when the minutes of the committee meeting were received and noted at a full council meeting on October 9, but did not declare an interest.
Now he is potentially guilty of failing to declare an interest in a much more serious matter.
If too many members declare an interest, there might not be enough left to make a decision.
Caerphilly Labour MP Wayne David said: "Charlotte Leslie has received huge financial backing from David Ord both privately and through the Bristol Port Company, and has then asked questions and made statements in the House of Commons about his business interests, yet did not declare an interest at the time the questions were asked and the statements made.
A COUNCILLOR who did not declare an interest at a meeting receiving minutes of a committee which approved huge pay increases for top officers has been reported to the ombudsman.
Former Louth boss Paddy Carr is believed to have been approached by a number of senior figures in the county to declare an interest.
It concluded that Mr Thomas failed to declare an interest at meetings of the council's executive committee in June and September 2005.
A northumberland councillor has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct after he failed to declare an interest in a discussion about wind farms.
The Board was called in after allegations that Cllr McLuckie had failed to declare an interest in the Skelton project at meetings.
The code of conduct for MSPs states they must declare an interest in case it gives the 'appearance of prejudicing their ability to act in a disinterested manner'.
It followed a three-part complaint, which was partially upheld, from council leader Bob Stevens (Con, Long Itchington) who said she failed to declare an interest and leave a meeting.
Tory Education and Employment spokesman Mr Stephen Dorrell was fending off calls for his sacking yesterday after he apologised for failing to declare an interest in his Worcester company.
Mr Hardacre's father, Labour councillor David Hardacre, the cabinet member for performance and asset management, was present when the minutes of the committee meeting were received and noted at a full council meeting on October 9, but did not declare an interest.
David Hardacre is not a member of the Senior Remuneration Committee, but when the minutes of the committee meeting were approved, and the decision to award the rises was ratified, at a full council meeting on October 9, he did not declare an interest.