Councillor Joe Cullinane

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Councillor Joe Cullinane
Elected:
05 May 2017
First Elected::
04 May 2012
Party:
Scottish Labour Party
Ward:
Ward 03 - Kilwinning
Address:
Leader's Office
North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House
Irvine
KA12 8EE
Work Telephone No:
During office hours please call 01294 324145
Mobile Telephone No:
Outside of working hours, PLEASE TEXT 07771 607644
Biography:

 

Councillor Joe Cullinane was elected as a Labour representative for Kilwinning at the May 2012 and May 2017 local government elections. He was appointed Leader of North Ayrshire Council on 30 August 2016 and on 17 May 2017 following a change in Administration.   In September 2019, it was announced that Councillor Cullinane would join the Scottish Labour Party Shadow Cabinet, leading on Campaigns and Party Engagement. 

Following a Cabinet reshuffle in June 2020, it was agreed that Councillor Cullinane’s portfolio would be for matters relating to Community Wealth Building, as well as areas such as budget, procurement, business support, regeneration, employability and the Ayrshire Growth Deal.  

Since becoming Leader, he has been appointed Chair of the North Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership, Staffing & Recruitment Committee, Ayrshire Regional Economic Partnership Board and the Ayrshire Shared Services Committee.  He also sits on the Economic Development & Regeneration Strategy Board and the Ayrshire Regional Economic Joint Committee.  Councillor Cullinane is a non-Executive Board Member of NHS Ayrshire and Arran and is also a member of the Kilwinning Locality Planning Group.

At COSLA, Councillor Cullinane sits on two Executive Groups; the Resources and Capacity Executive Group and the Strategic HR Management Group as well as attending COSLA Leaders’ and COSLA Convention.

Born and raised in North Ayrshire, he studied politics and history at University, and graduated with a 2:1 degree in 2008.

Married with two daughters, Councillor Cullinane’s interests include sports, mainly football and music.

 

 

Surgeries

 

Note to Constituents: Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak Councillor Cullinane will not be holding a Surgery until further notice.  He can be contacted via the above telephone number/email address

 

Date Location From Until
1st Saturday of every month

1st Alliance Credit Union
147 Main Street
Kilwinning
KA13 6EQ
10.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m.
 







 
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Election History

Elected:RetiredReason
Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017 Re-elected
Fri 5 May 2017  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Scottish Labour PartyFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Scottish Labour PartyFri 5 May 2017

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Ward 03 - KilwinningFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Ward 03 - KilwinningFri 5 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 9.
Appeals Committee Member17 May 2017
Ayrshire Regional Economic Joint Committee Member19 December 2018
Ayrshire Regional Economic Partnership Sub-Committee Chairperson20 December 2018
Cabinet Chairperson (Community Wealth Building)17 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Member17 May 2017

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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 Page 2 of 2, items 6 to 10 of 10.
North Ayrshire Council (Planning)(Pre-Determination Hearing) Member04 May 201204 May 2017
Cabinet Chairperson (Cab. Portfolio - Finance and Corporate Support)31 August 201604 May 2017
Staffing and Recruitment Committee Chairperson31 August 201604 May 2017
Appeals Committee Member16 September 201604 May 2017
Kilwinning Area Committee Member16 May 201201 April 2016

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
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 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 8.
North Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership Board 31 August 2016 04 May 2017
COSLA Convention 31 August 2016 04 May 2017
COSLA Resources and Capacity Executive Group 31 August 2016 04 May 2017
COSLA Leaders 31 August 2016 04 May 2017
Economic Development and Regeneration Strategy Board 31 August 2016 04 May 2017

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
06 June 201214 January 2020 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Planning Committee13 March 2013Non-Pecuniary View
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