Councillor Alex Gallagher

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Councillor Alex Gallagher
05 May 2017
First Elected::
04 May 2007
Scottish Labour Party
Ward 08 - North Coast and Cumbraes
12 Phillips Avenue
KA30 9EP
Mobile Telephone No:
07920 586555


Councillor Alex Gallagher was first elected as a Labour Councillor in 2007 and represents the North Coast and Cumbraes Ward. 

Councillor Gallagher is the Cabinet Member for Post Covid-Renewal.  He Chairs the North Coast Locality Planning Partnership and the Local Development Plan Committee.  He sits on the Ayrshire Shared Services Committee and is a substitute member of the Appeals Committee and the Staffing & Recruitment Committee. He represents North Ayrshire Council on the COSLA Environment and Economy Board , Hunterston Site Stakeholders Group, Economic Development and Regeneration Strategy Board, North Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership Board, Scottish Councils Committee on Radioactive Substances, Highlands & Islands European Partnership Board, Highlands & Islands Territorial Committee, Industrial Communities Alliance, West of Scotland European Forum, Kelburn Castle Restoration Works Trust, Millport Economic Forum, Interim Ayrshire Development Board , Clyde Ferry Users Group (substitute) and the Scottish Islands Federation (substitute).

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 via:

Mobile: 07920 586555


c/o Member Services
1st Floor Cunninghame House
KA12 8EE

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Election History

Fri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012 Re-elected
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 08 - North Coast and Cumbraes.Fri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012
Ward 08 - North Coast and Cumbraes.Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Ward 08 - North Coast and CumbraesFri 5 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 7.
Appeals Committee Substitute Member17 May 2017
Cabinet Member (Post-Covid Renewal)17 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Chairperson17 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council Member05 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning) Member17 May 2017

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 2 of 2, items 6 to 10 of 10.
North Ayrshire Council (Planning) Member04 May 201204 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning)(Pre-Determination Hearing) Member04 May 201204 May 2017
Cabinet Member (Cab. Portfolio - Economy)31 August 201604 May 2017
Scrutiny and Petitions Committee Vice Chairperson16 May 201230 August 2016
North Coast Area Committee Member16 May 201201 April 2016

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 3 of 3, items 11 to 12 of 12.
Cunninghame Housing Association 14 August 2014 16 June 2015
COSLA Leaders 27 June 2012 19 December 2013

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
04 June 201217 August 2017 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
North Coast Area Committee21 March 2013Non-Pecuniary View
North Coast Area Committee25 April 2013Non-Pecuniary View
North Coast Area Committee23 May 2013Non-Pecuniary View
North Coast Area Committee26 June 2014Pecuniary View
North Coast Area Committee13 August 2015Non-Pecuniary View
North Coast Area Committee24 September 2015Non-Pecuniary View
North Coast Area Committee11 February 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Cabinet14 November 2017Personal View
North Ayrshire Council20 December 2017Pecuniary View
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