Education and Communities Committee

Summary of Committee Remit

The Education and Communities Committee has corporate responsibility for:

  • Equalities
  • School Estates Strategy
  • Strategic Housing issues
  • Community Safety/Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Emergency Planning

The Committee also has responsibility for directorate planning, performance management reporting and financial monitoring for the following service areas:

  • Schools
  • Lifelong Learning and Education Support
  • Support and Development (Education)
  • Strategic Housing Function
  • Management and Repair of Housing Stock
  • Safer Communities

It is also responsible for overseeing the Council’s relationship with the following agencies and partnerships:

  • Further education bodies, in particular, James Watt College of Further Education
  • Strathclyde Joint Police Board
  • Strathclyde Fire and Rescue
  • River Clyde Homes
  • Inverclyde Leisure
  • Clyde Muirshiel Park Joint Committee

For further details of the Committee’s remit, please refer to the Scheme of Administration.

Quorum: 6

Council Members

Name Role
Councillor Clocherty, Jim Convener
Councillor Brennan, Martin Vice-Convener (Education)
Councillor Murphy, Natasha Vice-Convener (Communities)
Councillor Curley, Christopher
Councillor MacLeod, Jim
Councillor McCabe, Stephen
Councillor McEleny, Chris
Councillor McVey, Tommy
Councillor Quinn, Lynne
Councillor Robertson, Elizabeth
Councillor Wilson, David

Non Council Members

Name Role
Burt, Rev. D. Church Representative
Donaldson, Rev. F. Church Representative
Gilpin, Mrs Frances Church Representative
McEwan, Paula Teacher Representative
McMillan, Anna Parent Representative

Page last updated: 7 August 2018