Leader and Depute Leader of Council

The main role of the Leader of the Council is to provide strong, clear leadership and act as an ambassador for the Council. The Leader is also Chair of Cabinet and Spokesperson for Strategic Planning at Partnership, Council and Service Levels.

The Depute Leader is Spokesperson for Housing and Communities.

In East Ayrshire our Leader is Councillor Douglas Reid. Our Depute Leader is Councillor Elena Whitham.

For further information on the roles of Spokespersons see Portfolio Holders.

Contact Information

Leader and Depute Leader
Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
KA3 7BU
Telephone: 01563 576027
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