Councillor John Sweeney

Councillor John Sweeney
05 May 2017
First Elected
05 May 2017
Scottish Labour Party
Ward 04 - Stevenston
Mobile Telephone No:
07976 657266

Councillor John Sweeney was elected as a Labour representative for the Stevenston Ward at the May 2017 Local Government Elections.

Councillor Sweeney holds the positions of Mental Health Champion and Chairperson of the 3 Towns Locality Planning Forum for the Health and Social Care Partnership. He sits on the Audit & Scrutiny Committee, the Integration Joint Board, the Local Development Plan Committee and the Three Towns Locality Partnership.  He also represents North Ayrshire Council on the Ayrshire Area Support Team, North Ayrshire Leisure Ltd and North Ayrshire Sports Association for the Disabled.

He spent all his working life in the Civil Service in a variety of engineering roles. He always strived to obtain the best terms and conditions for his members as a Prospect Trade Union Lay representative. Councillor Sweeney is married with one son and has been a long term active member of the Labour Party and is a former Chairperson of the local CLP.


1st Friday of every month

CLASP Offices                                        9.30 am - 10.30 am

140a Hayocks Road



Last Friday of every month

Ardeer Neighbourhood Centre               9.15 am - 10.15 am

23 Shore Road



Stevenston Beattie Library                     10.30 am - 11.30 am

1 Main Street






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Election History

Fri 5 May 2017  

Party Representation History

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Scottish Labour PartyFri 5 May 2017

Ward Representation History

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Ward 04 - StevenstonFri 5 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Audit and Scrutiny Committee Member17 May 2017
Ayrshire Regional Economic Joint Committee Named Substitute20 December 2018
Ayrshire Regional Economic Partnership Sub-Committee Named Substitute20 December 2018
Integration Joint Board Member17 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Member17 May 2017

Past Committee Memberships

Not a past member of any Committee.

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Not a past member of any Outside Body.

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
North Ayrshire Council20 December 2017Pecuniary View
North Ayrshire Council20 December 2017Pecuniary View
Audit and Scrutiny Committee10 September 2019Non-Pecuniary View
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