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Councillors and democracy

Councillor Paul O'Kane (Labour & Co-operative)

Councillor Paul O'Kane

Councillor O'Kane's contact details are as follows:

East Renfrewshire Council
Eastwood Park
Rouken Glen Road
East Renfrewshire
G46 6UG
m: 07718 697115
e: paul.o'

Councillor O'Kane can also be contacted via Members Services on 0141 577 3107 or 577 3143.

Surgeries with Councillor Paul O'Kane
LocationTime (subject to public and school holidays)

Isobel Mair School
58 Stewarton Road
Newton Mearns
G77 7NP

3rd Thursday of each month at 6.15pm (except July, August and school holidays)

Neilston Library
Main Street
G78 3NN

3rd Saturday of each month at 11am (except July & August)

Register of Interest 

Register of interest for Councillor Paul O'Kane
ONE - RemunerationEnable Scotland, Campaigns and Parliamentary Officer (21 hours)
TWO - Related UndertakingsN/A
THREE - ContractsN/A
FOUR - Election Expenses
  • Eastwood Labour Party
  • GMB Union
  • Scottish Co-operative Party
FIVE - Houses, Land and BuildingsAs declared on register
SIX - Interest in Shares and SecuritiesN/A
SEVEN - Gifts and Hospitality
  • Overnight stay at APSE dinner, Hilton, Aviemore
  • Crystal decanter and glasses from APSE Scotland
  • Overnight stay at APSE Seminar, Hilton, Aviemore - Dinner, bed and breakfast - 18 May 2018. 
EIGHT - Non-financial Interests
  • Association of Public Sector Excellence (APSE)
  • Clyde and Loch Lomond Local Plan District Joint Committee
  • East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure Trust Board
  • East Renfrewshire Renewable Energy Fund
  • East Renfrewshire Integration Joint Board
  • East Renfrewshire Performance and Audit Committee
  • Renfrewshire Educational Trust
  • SEEMIS Board of Management
  • GMB Union - Member
  • Community Union - Member
  • Scottish Co-operative Party - Member
  • Neilston War Memorial Association - Chair
  • 77th Glasgow (Disabled) Scouts - Trustee (ended September 2017)

Membership of Committees

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

Membership of Statutory and Other Bodies

  • Association of Public Sector Excellence (APSE)
  • Clyde and Loch Lomond Local Plan District Joint Committee (Substitute)
  • COSLA - Convention
  • COSLA - Children and Young People Board
  • East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Trust
  • East Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership Board
  • East Renfrewshire Renewable Energy Fund
  • East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership Integration Joint Board
  • Glasgow and the Clyde Valley City Deal Cabinet (Substitute)
  • Renfrewshire Educational Trust
  • Renfrewshire Valuation Joint Board
  • SEEMIS Board of Management

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