Councillor Jean Highgate

  • General
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Members Interests
Elected:
04 May 2012
First Elected::
01 May 2003
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Biography

Councillor Jean Highgate was first elected as an Independent Councillor for Beith in 2003 and now represents the Kilbirnie and Beith Ward.

 

During this time she has served on numerous Committees; Chairing the Kilbirnie Loch Management Committee, as well as being Vice Chair of the Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park Board. 

 

Councillor Highgate currently sits on the Garnock Valley Locality Partnership and the Local Development Committee.  She also represents North Ayrshire Council on the Geilsland Residential School Consultative Committee and the Spier’s Trust Committee.

 

Councillor Highgate was brought up in Edinburgh and attended the Mary Erskine School for Girls before working in Life Assurance in both Edinburgh and Johannesburg.  She married and moved to Beith in 1975 and has two children. 



Contact

Constituents wishing to contact Councillor Highgate can do so by:

Telephone Number: (01505) 503783
Email: jhighgate@north-ayrshire.gov.uk
Via Member Services: (01294) 324112/324172



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Election History

Elected:RetiredReason
Thu 1 May 2003 Wed 2 May 2007 Re-elected
Fri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012 Re-elected
Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017 End of administration term.

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
IndependentFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Ward 15 - BeithThu 1 May 2003 Wed 2 May 2007
Ward 07 - Kilbirnie and BeithFri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012
Ward 07 - Kilbirnie and BeithFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017

Current Committee Memberships

Not a current member of any Committee.

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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North Ayrshire Council Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Member16 May 201204 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning) Member04 May 201204 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council (Planning)(Pre-Determination Hearing) Member04 May 201204 May 2017
North Ayrshire Council Member15 March 201704 May 2017

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
04 June 201202 February 2016 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Garnock Valley and West Kilbride Area Committee30 August 2012Non-Pecuniary View
Garnock Valley and West Kilbride Area Committee28 March 2013Non-Pecuniary View
Garnock Valley and West Kilbride Area Committee29 August 2013Non-Pecuniary View
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