Who are your local councillors?
The 2022 Scottish local elections took place on Thursday 5th May.
A total of 86 candidates put their names forward to stand for a place in Perth & Kinross council.
All 40 seats across 12 wards went up for contention, and out of the 40 councillors, 28 put themselves forward for re-election in the same ward.
Discover the Perth & Kinross Council results.
Check out the Open Council Data website and click on your specific council area to easily discover who is representing your local council.
Who ran for election in May?
Let’s discover who ran to serve the needs of the people of Perth & Kinross:
Note: All links will take you to the respective parties website or social media pages.
Scottish National Party (SNP) – Website
- Tom Mcewan (Blairgowrie & The Glens Ward)
- Harry Macfadyen (Blairgowrie & The Glens Ward)
- Grant Stewart (Strathmore)
- Sheila McCole (Perth City South)
- Michelle Frampton (Almond & Earn)
- Ken Harvey (Carse of Gowrie)
- John Kellas (Carse of Gowrie)
- Catherine Scott (Strathallan)
- Steven Carr (Strathallan)
- Richard Watters (Kinross-Shire)
- Andrew Parrott (Perth City Centre)
- Eric Drysdale (Perth City Centre)
- Ian Massie (Perth City North)
- John Rebbeck (Perth City North)
- Jim Fairlie (Perthshire South & Kinross-shire)
- Mike Williamson (Highland)
- Sally Kirsten Murray (Highland)
- Michael James Williamson (Highland)
- Grant Laing (Strathtay)
- Melanie Jane Kinney (Strathtay)
- Stewart Donaldson (Strathearn)
- David West (Strathearn)
Scottish Liberal Democrats – Website (Perth & Kinross)
- Gordon Ross Clark (Blairgowrie & The Glens)
- Peter Barrett (Perth City Centre)
- James Ian Graham (Perth City North)
- Julia Brown (South Perthshire & Kinross-shire)
- Liz Barrette (Perth City South)
- Willie Robertson (Kinross-Shire)
- Violet Iwanio (Strathmore)
- Claire McLaren (Strathtay)
- Julia Mary Brown (Strathearn)
- Lindsay James Crosbie Easton (Carse of Gowrie)
- Barry Blackler McMahon (Highland)
- Tina Jane Ng-A-Mann (Almond & Earn)
Scottish Labour Party – Website
- Alasdair Bailey (Carse of Gowrie)
- Pauline Hunter (Blairgowrie & The Glens)
- Kirsten Roper (Perth City South)
- Brian Lieshman (Perth City North)
- Scott Forsyth (Perth City Centre)
- Paula Hunter (Highland)
- Graham Cox (Kinross-Shire)
- Bob Brawn (Blairgowrie & The Glens Ward)
- Caroline Shiers (Blairgowrie & The Glens Ward)
- David Illingworth (Almond and Earn)
- Frank Smith (Almond and Earn)
- Noah Khogali (Strathearn)
- Anne Jarvis (Strathtay)
- Ian James (Strathtay)
- Chris Ahern (Perth City Centre)
- Nick Tulloch (Perth City Centre)
- Andy Chan (Perth City South)
- Calum Milne (Perth City South)
- John Duff (Highland)
- Rhona Metcalfe (Highland)
- Angus Forbes (Carse of Gowrie)
- Mac Roberts (Carse of Gowrie)
- Provost Dennis Melloy (Strathmore)
- Hugh Anderson (Strathmore)
- Crawford Reid (Strathallan)
- Neil Freshwater (Kinross-Shire)
- George Stirling (Kinross-Shire)
- Keith Allan (Strathallan)
The Green Party – Website
- Jill Belch (Candidate for Perth Strathmore)
- Louise Ramsay (Blairgowrie & The Glens)
- Ronnie McNeil (Perth City North)
- Susannah Rae (Perth City Centre)
- Roger Humphry (Candidate for Carse of Gowrie)
- Paul Vallot (Candidate for Almond and Earn)
- Mary McDougall (Highland)
- Andrew Lear (Strathallan)
- Pat Doran (Kinross-Shire)
What issues did their party promise to focus on?
Let’s look at the issues the main Scottish political parties say that they are focusing on.
Go and tell them what you really think, and use these helpful links and resources if you need them:
- Contact your local Electoral Registration Office if you have a question about registering to vote.
- Find your local councillors. Or discover more about the work they do.
- Find your address with the Post Office postcode finder.
- Discover more about how to vote.
- Information about voting during the Coronavirus pandemic.
- Want to vote by post?
- How to apply for a national insurance number.