Councillor Jim Montgomerie

Councillor Jim Montgomerie
05 May 2017
First Elected
25 August 2011
Scottish Labour Party
Ward 09 - Saltcoats
54 Sharphill Road
KA21 5QT
Mobile Telephone No:
07961 615988


Councillor Jim Montgomerie was first elected as a Labour representative for the Saltcoats and Stevenston Ward following a by-election in August 2011.

Following a change to the Administration in August 2016, Councillor Montgomerie was appointed Cabinet Member for Place.

Councillor Montgomerie sits on the Local Development Plan Committee, North Ayrshire Council (Planning) and NAC (Planning) (Pre-Determination Hearing) and the Three Towns Locality Partnership. He also represents North Ayrshire Council on the APSE Scottish Commercialisation Advisory Group and the Landfill Advisory Fund Panel.

Married with two children, Councillor Montgomerie owns the Victoria Barr in Saltcoats.  He was North Ayrshire Citizen of the Year in 2011 and has held the position of Chieftain of the Ardrossan and Saltcoats Highland Games. 

Councillor Montgomerie has raised money for charity from taking part in ultra-marathons both at home and abroad, including such places as New York, the Great Wall of China, the Sahara Desert, the North and South Poles, Rio de Janeiro and Sydney. A keen sportsman Councillor Montgomerie ran with the Olympic Torch during London 2012 and was a professional boxer until 1995.



Please note that Councillor Montgomerie will NOT be holding a surgery during the months of July, August and September. Surgeries will resume as normal in October.


1st Monday of every month

Saltcoats Town Hall

47 Countess Street


9.30 am 10.30 am      
1st Monday of every month

Park Church

Dalry Road


10.45 am 11.45 am  
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Election History

Thu 25 Aug 2011 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 04 - Saltcoats and StevenstonThu 25 Aug 2011 Wed 2 May 2012
Ward 04 - Saltcoats and StevenstonFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Ward 09 - SaltcoatsFri 5 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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North Ayrshire Council Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Member16 May 201204 May 2017
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 - Place)31 August 201604 May 2017

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
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North Ayrshire Leisure Limited 17 December 2014 23 November 2015

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
05 June 201216 August 2019 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Appeals Committee10 October 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Cabinet14 November 2017Personal View
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