Councillor Alex Gallagher

  • General
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Members Interests
05 May 2017
First Elected
04 May 2007


Councillor Alex Gallagher was first elected as a Labour Councillor in 2007 and represents the North Coast and Cumbraes Ward. 

Councillor Gallagher is the Cabinet Member for Post Covid-Renewal.  He Chairs the North Coast Locality Planning Partnership and the Local Development Plan Committee.  He sits on the Ayrshire Shared Services Committee and is a substitute member of the Appeals Committee and the Staffing & Recruitment Committee. He represents North Ayrshire Council on the COSLA Environment and Economy Board , Hunterston Site Stakeholders Group, Economic Development and Regeneration Strategy Board, North Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership Board, Scottish Councils Committee on Radioactive Substances, Highlands & Islands European Partnership Board, Highlands & Islands Territorial Committee, Industrial Communities Alliance, West of Scotland European Forum, Kelburn Castle Restoration Works Trust, Millport Economic Forum, Interim Ayrshire Development Board , Clyde Ferry Users Group (substitute) and the Scottish Islands Federation (substitute).

Councillor Gallagher has been the Chair of the Viking Festival since 2010.  He is married with two children and two grandchildren. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Integrated Manufacture and has had a career in Quality Management.


Constituents wishing to contact Councillor Gallagher may do so via:

Mobile: 07920 586555


Member Services

North Ayrshire Council

 Cunninghame House

KA12 8EE

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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 Labour PartyFri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Scottish Labour PartyFri 5 May 2017 Thu 5 May 2022

Ward Representation History

Ward 08 - North Coast and Cumbraes.Fri 4 May 2007 Wed 2 May 2012
Ward 08 - North Coast and Cumbraes.Fri 4 May 2012 Thu 4 May 2017
Ward 08 - North Coast and CumbraesFri 5 May 2017 Thu 5 May 2022

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Personal Register of Interests

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04 June 201212 November 2021

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
North Coast Area Committee21 March 2013Non-Pecuniary
North Coast Area Committee25 April 2013Non-Pecuniary
North Coast Area Committee23 May 2013Non-Pecuniary
North Coast Area Committee26 June 2014Pecuniary
North Coast Area Committee13 August 2015Non-Pecuniary
North Coast Area Committee24 September 2015Non-Pecuniary
North Coast Area Committee11 February 2016Non-Pecuniary
Cabinet14 November 2017Personal
North Ayrshire Council20 December 2017Pecuniary
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