Angus Forbes was elected to Perth and Kinross Council in 2017 representing the Carse of Gowrie ward.
Angus writes: "I am delighted to have been elected to be a local councillor for the Carse of Gowrie ward. To receive over 48% of the votes is an amazing feeling. As a self-employed photographer I enjoy the flexibility to be able to devote time to Council duties, and my job gives me knowledge and experience of the local economy.
"Local people have highlighted to me a range of issues – litter, traffic noise, anti-social behaviour, parking issues, fly-tipping, the new bus timetables presenting problems, education and health provision. Each community is affected by different issues.
"I'm driven by helping people, from my 10 years' as a Scout Leader, my 10 years' as a Duke of Edinburgh Award Assessor and my time in the Mountain Rescue Team, helping people is what makes me tick. Local politics is about just that, helping local people with issues and making their life better. That's what I intend to do - to represent you on Perth and Kinross Council.
"My 6 priorities for the Carse of Gowrie
1. Listening to local residents and ensuring your voice is heard.
2. Campaigning to ensure that all children are given the best education. Ensuring open spaces are well maintained and to encourage active recreation.
3. Minimising Council Tax burden on family budgets whilst delivering efficient services.
4. Proactively looking for innovative ways of delivering services. Meeting needs of our diverse, rural communities.
5. Ensuring that our roads are improved and support development of health-care provision on the Carse.
6. Standing up to the SNP and opposing a second, divisive, independence referendum. "