Councillor Peter Convery

Councillor Peter Convery was first elected onto South Ayrshire Council at the 1999 elections, serving as councillor for the Troon South ward (1999-2007) and currently represents the Troon ward (2007-present). Over his 20 years as a local councillor, Peter has proudly represented the interests of Troon either in administration or in opposition.

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.

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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.

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 was the youngest councillor to ever be elected in South Ayrshire.

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. Martin lives in Alloway with his family and has worked as a police officer across Ayrshire.

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, representing Prestwick St Cuthberts and Monkton (1999-2007) and now represents the Prestwick ward (2007-present). He has served many different positions during his time as councillor, including a period serving as council leader. Over his 20 years as a coucillor, Hugh has stood up for a range of issues in Prestwick from protecting local facilities and services, to supporting groups operating in the area. 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 represeting the Ayr East ward (2007-present).During her 20 years in the council, Mary has served as Deputy Provost and Chair of the General Purposes Panel and sat on various other boards and panel. She has supported investment in local schools, and has campaigned for the reinstate of the layout of Holmston Rd.  

Councillor Lee Lyons

Lee Lyons was one of 3 new Conservative Councillors elected to serve Ayr West in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections.

Councillor Derek McCabe

Derek McCabe was one of 3 new Conservative Councillors elected to serve Ayr West in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections. Before becoming a councillor, Derek worked as a press and PR photographer. Derek has also worked as a staff nurse in the NHS.

Councillor Bob Pollock

Bob Pollock was first elected to serve Troon in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections. He has been a Troon resident for over 35 years, and before joining the council, Bob was a senior police officer for 30 years, 5 of them as the local inspector.

Councillor Arthur Spurling

Arthur Spurling was elected to serve the Kyle ward in the 2017 South Ayrshire Council Elections. He has been Chair of Dundonald Community Council between 1998-2017, with a three year break when he was elected as councillor for Dundonald, Loans and Southwood.