Cllr John Duff

John was elected as the Councillor for the Highland Ward of Perth and Kinross Council in a by-election on 20 April 2018 and is currently Deputy Group Leader for the Conservative Administration. A former Police Superintendent, John was born and brought up in Aberfeldy, went to school at Breadalbane Academy, studied at the University of Glasgow and joined Strathclyde Police in 1981. He retired from the police after 30 years’ service and returned to Aberfeldy where he currently resides together with his wife, Anne. They have two sons.

John is Vice Convener of two Council committees - Strategic Policy and Resources and Lifelong Learning and a member of the Perth and Kinross Integration Joint Board. He also sits on the Environment and Infrastructure Committee and is a member of the Licensing Board. He has several other commitments as a Councillor and these can be found at https://perth-and-kinross.cmis.uk.com/perth-and-kinross/Councillors/OverviewofCouncillors/tabid/144/ctl/ViewCMIS_Person/mid/383/id/459/ScreenMode/Ward/Default.aspx

John has been an Elder with the Church of Scotland for over 30 years and is a former Session Clerk. He is President and Chairman of Aberfeldy Gaelic Choir and a Past President of Aberfeldy Bowling Club.

If you would like to contact John on any matter, he is available on Mobile no: 07826 908542, Office no: 01738 475095 or email jcduff@pkc.gov.uk.

 

Press Articles:

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/perthshire-become-dumping-ground-illegal-22009566

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/in-your-area/successful-bid-pavements-pitlochry-widened-22370717

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/perthshire-advertiser/20200717/281582357936244

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/1419563/photo-update-perth-and-kinross-public-toilets-begin-reopening-as-scotland-eases-out-of-lockdown/

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/1423991/council-rules-out-investigating-highland-perthshire-wild-camping-by-law-until-pandemic-is-over/

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/1230067/aberfeldy-businesses-come-together-to-support-areas-most-vulnerable-during-coronavirus-lockdown/

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/1368494/highland-perthshire-economy-faces-devastating-blow-as-redundancy-talks-start-at-hotel-chain/

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/seventeen-barely-used-pay-phones-22296861?fbclid=IwAR2x9sg66bOmw3tDy0lF9-5N0agl5yWlzzxuzcXJlK4zeMr8yKxO2tzjaqo

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/1348658/two-men-charged-over-spate-of-break-ins-at-aberfeldy-caravan-park/

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/1145785/pitlochry-residents-state-whether-they-want-a-plaza-or-cultural-centre/ 

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/where-extra-cash-brexit-gone-14088701

 

See Also

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Cllr Kathleen Baird

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Cllr Harry Coates

Harry Coates was elected to Perth and Kinross Council in 2017.

Harry writes: "I am delighted to have been elected as Councillor for Perth City North. 

Cllr Angus Forbes

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Cllr David Illingworth

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David writes: " I am delighted to have been elected to serve Almond and Earn ward at Perth and Kinross Council.

Cllr Ian James

Ian James was elected to the Council in 2017 to represent the Strathtay ward. Since being elected, Ian has taken an active role within this extremely large rural ward, making representations for residents from all parts of the Ward regardless of their political allegiance and has successfully acted as mediator for a number of issues, from education to housing matters.

Cllr Murray Lyle

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