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Councillors and democracy

Councillor Tony Buchanan (SNP)

Council Leader Tony Buchanan

Councillor Tony Buchanan's contact details are as follows:

29 Sunnyside Place
East Renfrewshire
G78 2RT
m: 07976 360398 

Councillor Tony Buchanan can also be contacted via Members Services on 0141 577 3107 or 577 3143.

Surgeries with Councillor Tony Buchanan

LocationTime (subject to public and school holidays)

Mearns Library
Mackinlay Place
Newton Mearns
G77 6EZ

2nd Monday of each month at 6.00 - 6.45pm (except July)

Glen Halls
Main Street
G78 3NL

Last Tuesday of each month at 6.30pm (except July & December)


Register of Interest 

ONE - RemunerationCivil Servant, Department of Work and Pensions, Executive Officer
TWO - Related UndertakingsN/A
THREE - ContractsN/A
FOUR - Election Expenses
  • SNP - Barrhead and Neilston Branch
  • SNP - Eastwood Branch
FIVE - Houses, Land and Buildings29 Sunnyside Place, Barrhead, Glasgow, G78 2RT
SIX - Interest in Shares and SecuritiesN/A
SEVEN - Gifts and HospitalityN/A
EIGHT - Non-financial Interests
  • COSLA - Delegate/Member of Committee of the Regions
  • Committee of the Regions NAT Commission - Vice-President
  • West of Scotland European Forum


Membership of Committees

  • Cabinet (Chair)
  • Cabinet (Police and Fire)
  • Education Committee
  • Education Appeals Committee
  • Joint Consultative Committee (1st Tier) (Chair)

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