Councillor John Bruce

Elected
04 May 2012
First Elected
04 May 2012
Party
Ward
Biography

Councillor John Bruce was first elected as an SNP representative in May 2012 for the Ardrossan and Arran ward.

Councillor Bruce was the Cabinet Member for Education, Attainment and Achievement before a change to the Administration in August 2016. Councillor Bruce chairs the Ardrossan and Arran Locality Partnership and is a member of the Council’s Appeal’s Committee, Licensing Committee and Board, Planning Committee and Local Review Body, as well as the Local Development Plan Committee. He also sits on a number of external bodies including Arran Access Trust, Brodick Country Park Joint Committee, Clyde Ferry Users Group, Isle of Arran Ferry Committee, Isle of Arran Homes and the Strathclyde Concessionary Travel Scheme Joint Committee.

Educated at Glasgow University and Moray House College, he began his career teaching history and modern studies at Auchenharvie Academy. 

Councillor Bruce has lived on the Isle of Arran since 1985 and is married with three grown-up children and two grandchildren.  Apart from Scottish history and politics, Councillor Bruce lists music, literature, travel and ferries among his interests.



Surgeries

 

Date Location From Until
1st Saturday of every month Arran Library
Brodick Hall
Brodick
Isle of Arran
KA27 9DL
1.00 p.m. 2.00 p.m.


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Election History

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

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Scottish National Party (SNP)Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Ward 05 - Ardrossan and ArranFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

Not a current member of any Committee.

Past Committee Memberships

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North Ayrshire Council Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Licensing Committee Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Planning Committee Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Local Review Body Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Member16 May 201204 May 2017

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

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Arran Access Trust 27 June 2012 04 May 2017
Brodick Country Park Joint Committee 27 June 2012 04 May 2017
Isle of Arran Ferry Committee 27 June 2012 04 May 2017
Isle of Arran Homes - Inactive (now part of Trust Homes) 27 June 2012 04 May 2017
Clyde Ferry Users Group 27 June 2012 04 May 2017

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
06 June 201224 November 2015 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Ardrossan and Arran Saltcoats and Stevenston Area Committee14 March 2013Non-Pecuniary View
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