Councillor Ian Clarkson

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05 May 2017
First Elected
06 April 1995


Councillor Ian Clarkson has been a Councillor for 24 years, firstly in Kilwinning and for the last 17 years has represented the people of Irvine.  He became Provost of North Ayrshire on 31 August 2016.  Councillor Clarkson was Depute Provost from 2007-2012, Chair of the Licensing Board from 2012-2016 and Chair of the Marymass Festival Committee from 2003-2012.

Councillor Clarkson represents North Ayrshire Council on the Lowland Reserve Forces, Cadets Association, Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on Supporting Veterans, North Ayrshire CCTV Limited and the West of Scotland Archaeology Services Joint Committee. He is also North Ayrshire’s Veterans Champion.

Councillor Clarkson lives in Irvine and is married with two daughters and has three grandchildren, Bethany, Blair and Leo.  He is a keen gardener and when away from work he likes to spend time in his greenhouse.




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Election History

Thu 6 Apr 1995 Wed 5 May 1999 Re-elected
Thu 6 May 1999 Wed 30 Apr 2003 Re-elected
Thu 1 May 2003 Wed 2 May 2007 Re-elected
Fri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012 Re-elected
Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017 Re-elected
Fri 5 May 2017 Thu 5 May 2022 End of administration

Party Representation History

Scottish Labour PartyFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Scottish Labour PartyFri 5 May 2017 Thu 5 May 2022

Ward Representation History

Ward 12 - Kilwinning WestThu 6 Apr 1995 Wed 5 May 1999
Ward 12 - Kilwinning WestThu 6 May 1999 Wed 30 Apr 2003
Ward 02 - Irvine TownheadThu 1 May 2003 Wed 2 May 2007
Ward 01 - Irvine WestFri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012
Ward 01 - Irvine WestFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Ward 01 - Irvine WestFri 5 May 2017 Thu 5 May 2022

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Personal Register of Interests

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05 May 201224 November 2021

Meeting Declarations

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Irvine Area Committee06 June 2013Non-Pecuniary
Irvine Area Committee05 September 2013Non-Pecuniary
Irvine Area Committee25 September 2013Non-Pecuniary
Irvine Area Committee10 October 2013Non-Pecuniary
Irvine Area Committee24 October 2013Non-Pecuniary
Irvine Area Committee23 October 2014Non-Pecuniary
Licensing Committee03 February 2016Non-Pecuniary
North Ayrshire Council20 December 2017Pecuniary
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