Councillor Alex Gallagher was first elected as a Labour Councillor in 2007 and represents the North Coast and Cumbraes Ward.
Following a change to the Administration in August 2016, Councillor Gallagher was appointed Cabinet Member for Economy.
Councillor Gallagher sits on the North Coast Locality Planning Partnership, the 1st Tier JCC and Corporate Health & Safety Group and Local Development Plan Committee, as well as being a substitute member of the Appeals Committee, Integration Joint Board, and Staffing & Recruitment Committee. He also represents North Ayrshire Council on the Ayrshire Shared Services Committee, the COSLA Development, Economy & Sustainability Executive Group, the Hunterston Site Stakeholders Group, the Kelburn Castle Restoration Works Trust, the Local Employability Partnership and the Scottish Councils Committee on Radioactive Substances.
Councillor Gallagher has been the Chair of the Viking Festival since 2010. He is married with two children and two grandchildren. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Integrated Manufacture and has had a career in Quality Management.
Constituents wishing to contact Councillor Gallagher may do so by:
Mobile - 07920 586555
c/o Member Services
3rd Floor Cunninghame House
North Ayrshire Council , Cunninghame House, Irvine, Scotland, KA12 8EE