People

Cllr Angus Forbes

Angus was elected in 2017 to represent the Carse of Gowrie ward. Since his election, Angus has built a solid reputation with his constituents as someone who can get things done.

Cllr David Illingworth

David Illingworth was elected Councillor for Almond and Earn in 2017.

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

Elected in 2007 to represent the Strathallan Ward and  re-elected in 2012 and in 2017, Murray is spokesman on Environment issues for the Scottish Conservative group on Perth and Kinross Council.

Cllr Roz McCall

Roz was elected in 2017 as a Councillor representing Strathearn and is immensely proud to work towards enhancing the area and to the benefit the residents.  

Provost Dennis Melloy

Dennis was elected to represent the Strathmore Ward in May 2007. Married to Libby, Dennis is a qualified ballroom dancing teacher and runs Solutions based in Alyth. Dennis is a keen golfer and a long time member of Blairgowrie Golf Club.

Cllr Callum Purves

Callum was first elected in 2017 to represent the ward of Kinross-shire. He is proud to represent the community where he lived all his life. Kinross-shire has a distinct history and local identity as its own historic county.

Cllr Dr Crawford Reid

Dr Crawford Reid was elected a Councillor for the Strathallan Ward of Perth and Kinross in 2017.
Crawford writes: "It is my privilege to have been elected to serve alongside Cllr Murray Lyle in the Strathallan Ward. I graduated in Medicine from the University of Dundee, completing my training in Anaesthetics in Glasgow, Calgary, Canada and Middlesbrough. With over 36 years experience of the NHS, on both sides of the border, I recently retired as a Consultant Anaesthetist in Forth Valley, but, since the Covid-19 pandemic, I have returned to work in Tayside.

Cllr Caroline Shiers

Caroline has been a Councillor representing the Blairgowrie and Glens Ward since May 2007. Married to Jonathan, who runs his own joinery business, and Mum to Martha and Ben who attend a local secondary school, Caroline also works as a researcher to MSPs Murdo Fraser and Elizabeth Smith based in their office in Scone.Caroline has served since 2007 as a representative on a number of Perth and Kinross Council and local committees and is Convenor of Perth and Kinross Council’s Lifelong Learning Committee. Improving our educational standards and raising ambition, opportunities and attainment for all our young people are key priorities for Caroline.