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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 Covid Recovery, Strategic Planning, Community Wealth Building and Regeneration

The Depute Leader is Spokesperson for Community Safety, Roads and Transport, Community Cohesion

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.

Contact Information

Leader and Depute Leader
Council Headquarters
London Road
Telephone: 01563 576027