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Contact your Older People's Champion

There are currently Older People's Champions in 19 local authorities in Scotland.

You can find their contact details below by clicking on the council area they represent.

If you're not sure which local authority you live in, you can find out here by entering your postcode. If your local authority doesn't have a Champion yet, you can find out how to get involved in our campaign here


Equalities Champion: Councillor Ann Ross

Email: cllr.ann.ross@aberdeenshire.gov.uk 

Phone: 07388 956154


Equalities Champion: Councillor Ron McKail 

Email: cllr.r.mckail@aberdeenshire.gov.uk 

Phone: 01224 742095 


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Older People's Champion: Councillor Lynne Devine 

Email: cllrdevine@angus.gov.uk 

Phone: 01307 494245

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The City of Edinburgh

Older People's Champion: Councillor Catherine Fullerton

Email: cathy.fullerton@edinburgh.gov.uk

Phone: 0131 529 4993 


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Older People's Champion: Councillor Jane McTaggart 


Phone: 07814 174321 

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Dumfries & Galloway

Older People's Champion: Councillor Andy Ferguson

Email: andy.ferguson@dumgal.gov.uk 

Phone: 07825 633184

Address: 9 Terregles Street, Dumfries, DG2 9AA

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Dundee City

Older People's Champion: Councillor Lynne Short

Email: lynne.short@dundeecity.gov.uk 

Phone: 01382 433426

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East Ayrshire

Older People's Champion: Councillor Jim McMahon

Email: jim.mcmahon@east-ayrshire.gov.uk 

Phone: 01563 576123 / 07879 667301 

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Older People's Champion: Councillor Dennis Goldie


Phone: 01324 506148

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Older People's Champion: Councillor Robert Moran 

Email: robert.moran@inverclyde.gov.uk 

Phone: 01475 712305 or 07795 641802

Address: 22 Wellpark Court, Roxburgh Street, Greenock, PA15 4AG

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Older People's ChampionCouncillor Margot Russell

Email: margot.russell@midlothian.gov.uk

Phone: 0131 271 3087

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North Ayrshire

Older People's Champion: Councillor Jimmy Miller

Email: jimmymiller@north-ayrshire.gov.uk 

Phone: 07905000790 

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North Lanarkshire

Older People's Champion: Councillor Jim Reddin 


Phone: 07939280027

Address: c/o Civic Centre, Motherwell, ML1 1AB

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Perth & Kinross

Older People's Champion: Councillor Ian Massie

Email: IMassie@pkc.gov.uk 

Phone: 01738 475021 / 07823 769606 

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Older People's Champion: Councillor Jennifer Adam-McGregor

Email: cllr.jennifer.adam-mcgregor@renfrewshire.gov.uk 

Phone: 0300 300 1406

Address: Flat 0/1, 16 Mckerrell Street, Paisley, PA1 1HU 

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Scottish Borders

Older People's Champion: Councillor Elaine Thornton-Nicol

Email: e.thornton-nicol@scotborders.gov.uk 

Phone: 0300 100 0220 

Address: Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA

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South Ayrshire

Older People's Champion: Councillor Julie Dettbarn

Email: julie.dettbarn@south-ayrshire.gov.uk 

Phone: 07583 036 844

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South Lanarkshire

Older People's Champion: Councillor Jim McGuigan 

Email: jim.mcguigan@southlanarkshire.gov.uk 

Phone: 01698 454541 / 07825 583919

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West Dunbartonshire

Equalities Champion: Councillor Diane Docherty 

Email: Diane.Docherty@west-dunbarton.gov.uk 

Phone: 07741296890

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West Lothian

Older People's Champion: Councillor Chris Horne

Email: Chris.Horne@westlothian.gov.uk 

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Don't see your local authority on the list?

If your local authority doesn't have a Champion yet, there are several ways you can get involved in our campaign.

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