Councillor Alex Gallagher

Councillor Alex Gallagher
Elected
05 May 2017
First Elected
04 May 2007
Party
Scottish Labour Party
Ward
Ward 08 - North Coast and Cumbraes
Address
12 Phillips Avenue
Largs
KA30 9EP
Mobile Telephone No:
07920 586555
Biography

Councillor Alex Gallagher was first elected as a Labour Councillor in 2007 and represents the North Coast and Cumbraes Ward.  Following a change of Administration in August 2016, Councillor Gallagher was appointed Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Economy.

Councillor Gallagher 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.

Contact

Constituents wishing to contact Councillor Gallagher may do so via:


Mobile: 07920 586555


Email: agallagher@north-ayrshire.gov.uk


Post:
c/o Member Services
1st Floor Cunninghame House
Irvine
KA12 8EE





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Election History

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

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
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

Current Committee Memberships

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Appeals Committee Substitute Member17 May 2017
Ayrshire Regional Economic Joint Committee Member19 December 2018
Ayrshire Regional Economic Partnership Sub-Committee Member20 December 2018
Cabinet Member (Economy Portfolio)17 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Chairperson17 May 2017

Past Committee Memberships

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North Ayrshire Council Member16 May 201204 May 2017
Staffing and Recruitment Committee Named Substitute16 May 201204 May 2017
Local Development Plan Committee Chairperson16 May 201204 May 2017
Integration Joint Board Named Substitute02 April 201504 May 2017
Appeals Committee Named Substitute17 June 201504 May 2017

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

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Haylie House Board of Trustees 17 May 2017 10 April 2018
Business Gateway Governance Board 28 June 2017 02 April 2018
Kelburn Castle Restoration Works Trust 27 June 2012 04 May 2017
Scottish Councils Committee on Radioactive Substances 17 December 2014 04 May 2017
Hunterston Site Stakeholders Group 05 November 2014 04 May 2017

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
04 June 201217 August 2017 View

Meeting Declarations

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