Councillor Ruth Maguire

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04 May 2012
First Elected
04 May 2012
Scottish National Party (SNP)
Ward 01 - Irvine West

Councillor Ruth Maguire was elected to North Ayrshire Council for the first time in May 2012, representing the Irvine West ward.

Since the local elections, the SNP Member has been appointed Chair of the Corporate Equality Group and Vice Chair of the Council's Appeals Committee. Councillor Maguire also serves on the Audit Committee and Licensing Board.  In 2013 she was appointed North Ayrshire Council Youth Champion. Councillor Maguire has also recently been appointed to the position of Cabinet Holder for Finance, Corporate Support and Housing and is joint chair on the Physical Environment Advisory Panel.

Councillor Maguire sits on a number of external bodies:

  • North Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership Board
  • NAHSCP Integrated Joint Board
  • Chairs the Violence Against Woman Partnership
  • Represents the Council on the Police and Fire and Rescue Committee
  • COSLA Resources and Capacity Executive Group

Originally from the Highlands, Councillor Maguire has lived in West Central Scotland with her husband and two children for the last seventeen years.

Educated at Sabhal Mor Ostaig on the Isle of Skye, she began her career with an independent whisky company before moving to various roles in the IT industry. More recently Councillor Maguire ran her own therapy business. 

Surgery Details

Date Location From Until
1st Wednesday of every month Redburn Community Centre
Dickson Drive
KA12 9EW
5.30 p.m. 6.30 p.m.
3rd Tuesday of every month Fullarton Community Centre
School Lane
KA12 8DF
9.15 a.m. 10.15 a.m.

Councillor Maguire is happy to arrange to meet with any groups, individuals etc outwith these times.  To arrange something please contact Member Services on (01294) 324112/324172.

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Election History

Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 19 May 2016 Elected to Scottish Parliament on 5 May 2016

Party Representation History

Scottish National Party (SNP)Fri 4 May 2012

Ward Representation History

Ward 01 - Irvine WestFri 4 May 2012

Current Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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06 June 201206 June 2012

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Irvine Area Committee01 June 2012Non-Pecuniary
Irvine Area Committee01 June 2012Non-Pecuniary
Cabinet14 January 2014Non-Pecuniary
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