Councillor Robert Steel

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04 May 2012
First Elected
04 May 2012

Councillor Robert Steel was elected as an Independent representative for Kilwinning at the May 2012 local government elections.

Councillor Steel is the Chair of the Kilwinning Locality Partnership.  He also sits on the Planning Committee & Local Review Body, the Local Development Plan Committee, the Licensing Committee & Board, the Integrated Joint Board, the Communities & Lifelong Learning Advisory Panel, the 1st Tier JCC and the Corporate Health & Safety Group.  He also represents the Council on the West of Scotland Road Safety Forum, North Ayrshire Sports Association for the Disabled, North Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership Board and the North Ayrshire Carer’s Strategy Advisory Group.  Councillor Steel has also been appointed North Ayrshire Council’s Carers Champion.

Councillor Steel’s career included being part of the Management Team at National Semiconductor (UK) Ltd where he was the Environmental, Health and Safety Manager for the Company.  Before that Councillor Steel held various positions in a 25 year career at ICI Nobels, including Analytical Chemist, Production Manager and Occupational Hygiene Manager, covering operations throughout the UK.  Occupational hygiene is the science of recognising, evaluating and controlling chemical and physical hazards in the workplace.

Born and raised in Kilwinning, Councillor Steel attended Kilwinning High School and is married with two children, three grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.  His range of interests include walking, cycling, travelling, reading and participating in activities with his grandchildren.

Surgery Details


Note to Constituents:  Councillor Steel will not be available for consultation on Saturday 15 April 2017 in Cranberry Moss Community Centre.

Date Location From Until
Saturday 21 January 2017 Kilwinning Library
St Winning's Lane
KA13 6EP
10.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m.
Saturday 18 February 2017 Nethermains Community Centre
Nethermains Road
KA13 6EU
10.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m.
Saturday 18 March 2017 Whitehirst Park Community Centre
West Doura Court
KA13 6NQ
10.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m.

Saturday 15 April 2017

Cranberry Moss Community Centre
Cambusdoon Place
KA13 6SL
10.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m.

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Election History

Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017 End of administration term.

Party Representation History

IndependentFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017

Ward Representation History

Ward 03 - KilwinningFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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04 June 201211 July 2016

Meeting Declarations

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Licensing Committee03 October 2012Non-Pecuniary
Licensing Committee21 November 2012Non-Pecuniary
Kilwinning Area Committee26 March 2014Non-Pecuniary
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