Councillor Robert Barr

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Councillor Robert Barr
05 May 2017
First Elected::
04 May 2007
Ward 06 - Dalry and West Kilbride
Member Services
North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House
KA12 8EE
Mobile Telephone No:
07920 586511

Councillor Robert Barr was appointed Depute Provost of North Ayrshire Council in May 2012.

First elected in 2007, he represents the Dalry and West Kilbride and Barrmill ward. He served as a Conservative Councillor for two and half years before becoming an Independent Councillor in 2010.

Since joining the Council, Councillor Barr has been involved in a variety of Council and external bodies including chairing North Ayrshire Appeals Committee.  He is a Member of the Licensing and Planning Committees as well as the Dalry and West Kilbride Locality Partnership. He is a Board Member of the Hunterston SSG and the Hunterston Marine Yard Liaison Group, the Spiers Trust Committee Trust.

After leaving school, Councillor Barr was employed with Ayr County Council’s Roads Department in the Water Department and he was in charge of the north section Ayr County Council Sewerage Department.  In 1971, Councillor Barr moved to Roche Products in Dalry where he remained for 31 years. After this he went to work with Cooperative Funeral Care for nine years.

Born and raised in Dalry in North Ayrshire, Councillor Barr attended Dalry High School. He is married with a son. He is the past chairman and secretary of Dalry Burns Club and also supports the local junior football team. He is a Member of Garthlend St Winnoch (205) and also Dalry Thistle Five Star Club.




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


Date Location From Until
1st Monday of every month Barrmill Community Centre
1 Beith Road
KA15 1HW
6.30 p.m. 7.30 p.m.
1st Monday of every month Dalry Community Centre
St Margarets Avenue
KA24 4BA
8.00 p.m. 9.00 p.m.
1st Tuesday of every month West Kilbride Community Centre
Corse Street
West Kilbride
KA23 9AX
6.30 p.m. 7.30 p.m.

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Election History

Fri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012 Re-elected
Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017 Re-elected
Fri 5 May 2017  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Scottish Conservative and UnionistThu 3 May 2007 Wed 16 Jun 2010
IndependentThu 17 Jun 2010 Thu 3 May 2012
IndependentFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
IndependentFri 5 May 2017

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Ward 06 - Dalry and West KilbrideFri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012
Ward 06 - Dalry and West KilbrideFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Ward 06 - Dalry and West Kilbride Fri 5 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 9.
Covid-19: Emergency Governance Member26 July 2017
Licensing Committee Member17 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Member17 May 2017
Local Review Body Member17 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council Depute Provost05 May 2017

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 2 of 3, items 6 to 10 of 15.
North Ayrshire Licensing Board Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Integration Joint Board Named Substitute02 April 201504 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning) Member04 May 201204 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning)(Pre-Determination Hearing) Member04 May 201204 May 2017
Scrutiny and Petitions Committee Member16 May 201230 August 2016

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 6.
Hunterston Site Stakeholders Group 16 May 2012 04 May 2017
Dalgarven Mill Trust 27 June 2012 04 May 2017
North Ayrshire Licensing Board 16 May 2012 04 May 2017
Spier's Trust Committee 16 May 2012 04 May 2017
Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Board 16 May 2012 31 March 2013

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
05 June 201223 November 2021 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Scrutiny and Petitions Committee11 June 2012Non-Pecuniary View
Licensing Committee26 June 2012Non-Pecuniary View
Licensing Committee22 August 2012Non-Pecuniary View
Planning Committee05 June 2013Non-Pecuniary View
Garnock Valley and West Kilbride Area Committee04 July 2014Non-Pecuniary View
Licensing Committee23 November 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Licensing Committee14 December 2016Personal View
Planning Committee20 September 2017Personal View
Licensing Committee10 January 2018Personal View
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