Councillor Jean Highgate

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04 May 2012
First Elected
01 May 2003


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. 


Constituents wishing to contact Councillor Highgate can do so by:

Telephone Number: (01505) 503783
Via Member Services: (01294) 324112/324172

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Election History

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

IndependentFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017

Ward Representation History

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 Outside Body Appointments

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Personal Register of Interests

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04 June 201202 February 2016

Meeting Declarations

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Garnock Valley and West Kilbride Area Committee30 August 2012Non-Pecuniary
Garnock Valley and West Kilbride Area Committee28 March 2013Non-Pecuniary
Garnock Valley and West Kilbride Area Committee29 August 2013Non-Pecuniary
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Member Attendance

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