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North Ayrshire Council currently has 33 Councillors, each representing one of nine electoral wards. Each electoral ward in North Ayrshire has between 1 and 5 Councillors.  Information about each Councillor is available here.

You can also search for your local Councillors using the Your Location option.

The Council comprises 12 SNP Group Members, 10 Conservative and Unionist Group Members, 9 Labour Group Members (comprising 6 Labour and 3 Labour and Co-operative Members) and 2 Independent Members. 

The Council operates a minority SNP Administration, with a main and second opposition. Each is led by a political Group Leader and Depute. 

The Leader and Depute Leader of the Council are Councillors Marie Burns and Councillor Shaun Macaulay, respectively.  Councillor Anthea Dickson and Councillor John Sweeney are the Provost and Depute Provost, respectively.  The Provost, or in her absence, the Depute Provost, will chair meetings of the Council. The full Council is expected to meet in the eighth week of every committee meeting cycle (excluding recess periods). Meetings of the Council are normally held in the Council Chambers located at Cunninghame House in Irvine, but meetings may take place on a remote or hybrid basis from time to time. Details of all meetings of the Council and its committees will be available here.  You will also find here to related information, including the Council's key governance documents.

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