Councillor Robert Barr

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05 May 2017
First Elected
04 May 2007

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 Committee 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.

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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 Thu 5 May 2022 End of administration

Party Representation History

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 Thu 5 May 2022

Ward Representation History

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 Thu 5 May 2022

Current Committee Memberships

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Past Outside Body Appointments

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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
Strathclyde Police Authority 16 May 2012 31 March 2013

Personal Register of Interests

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05 June 201223 November 2021

Meeting Declarations

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