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.
The Depute Leader is Spokesperson for Housing, Transport and Communities
In East Ayrshire our Leader is Councillor Douglas Reid. Our Depute Leader is Councillor Jim McMahon.
For further information on the roles of Spokespersons see Portfolio Holders.