Councillor Louise McPhater

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Councillor Louise McPhater
05 May 2017
First Elected::
11 August 2016
Scottish Labour Party
Ward 01 - Irvine West
Member Services
North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House
KA12 8EE
Mobile Telephone No:
07818 575107


Councillor Louise McPhater was first elected as a Labour representative for the Irvine West ward following a by-election in August 2016. 

Councillor McPhater is the Cabinet Member for Participatory Democracy.  She is a member of the Irvine Locality Planning Partnership, the Local Development Plan Committee and the Education Appeals Committee. She also represents North Ayrshire Council on the COSLA Community Wellbeing Board, Ayrshire Educational Trust, North Ayrshire Ventures Trust and is a substitute member on Community Justice Ayrshire, Industrial Communities Alliance and West of Scotland European Forum.

Councillor McPhater is the Centre Co-ordinator at the Vineburgh Community Centre in Irvine, having worked there since it opened.  She is still actively involved in many community projects and is a founder member of Irvine Special Events (Christmas Lights).  She also played a role in Irvine Vision.

Councillor McPhater is married and lives in Irvine.  Her children have been brought up in the town and attended local primary and secondary schools.




Note to Constituents: Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak Councillor McPhater will not be holding a Surgery until further notice.  She can be contacted via the above mobile number/email address







1st Monday of every month

Redburn Grove


3.00 pm


4.00 pm

3rd Saturday of every month

Vineburgh Community Centre

Quarry Road


KA12 0PS

12.00 noon


1.00 pm


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Election History

Thu 11 Aug 2016 Thu 4 May 2017 Re-elected
Fri 5 May 2017  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Scottish Labour PartyThu 11 Aug 2016 Thu 4 May 2017
Scottish Labour PartyFri 5 May 2017

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Ward 01 - Irvine WestThu 11 Aug 2016 Thu 4 May 2017
Ward 01 - Irvine WestFri 5 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 7.
Appeals Committee Member17 May 2017
Cabinet Member (Participatory Democracy)17 May 2017
Education Appeals Committee Member17 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Member17 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council Member05 May 2017

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 6.
Police and Fire and Rescue Committee Member17 May 201723 April 2018
Local Development Plan Committee Member11 August 201604 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council Member11 August 201604 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning) Member11 August 201604 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning)(Pre-Determination Hearing) Member11 August 201604 May 2017

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
04 October 201608 November 2021 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
North Ayrshire Council04 October 2017Personal View
Cabinet18 February 2020Non-Pecuniary View
North Ayrshire Council16 December 2020Pecuniary View
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