People

Bill Grant MP

Bill Grant MP was elected to serve Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock at Westminster in the June 2017 General Election.

John Scott MSP

John Scott MSP is the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Ayr. He won the first ever Scottish Parliament by-election in March 2000 and has held the seat since.

Councillor Iain Campbell

Iain Campbell was elected to serve as councillor for the Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton ward in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections. Iain is proud to have been brought up in Ayrshire, and has lived in Maybole with his family for over 30 years.

Councillor Peter Convery

Councillor Peter Convery was first elected onto South Ayrshire Council at the 1999 elections and represents the Troon ward.Outside of his work at the council, Peter enjoys ornithology, orienteering, prison visiting and also his work with the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen.

Councillor Ian Davis

Ian Davis was elected to serve the ward of Ayr North in the 2017 Council Elections. At the age of 22, Ian is the youngest councillor to ever be elected in South Ayrshire. Ian has always been proud of his family roots across the North of Ayr, having links to Whitletts, Newton and Heathfield.

Councillor Martin Dowey

Martin Dowey was one of 3 new Conservative Councillors elected to serve Ayr West in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections.He is also elected to be the leader of the Conservative Group in the council.

Councillor Ian Fitzsimmons

Ian Fitzsimmons was elected to serve Girvan and South Carrick in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections. He has previously served as a local councillor in the area between 1999-2012. Ian has been active in various local groups including the Girvan Flower Show and the Attractions Association.

Councillor Hugh Hunter

Councillor Hugh Hunter was first elected onto South Ayrshire Council at the 1999 local election and represents the Prestwick ward.When he isn't hard at work representing his area, Hugh enjoys golf, watching sports on tv and is an active churchgoer. 

Councillor Mary Kilpatrick

Councillor Mary Kilpatrick was first elected to South Ayrshire Council in the 1999 local elections in the Ayr Masonhill ward - gaining the seat from Labour - and has remained an elected member since.Following her successful re-election campaign in 2012, Mary retained her role of Deputy Provost and currently Chair's the General Purposes Panel and sits on various others.  

Councillor Lee Lyons

Lee Lyons was one of 3 new Conservative Councillors elected to serve Ayr West in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections. Lee is currently a director of a community interest company.