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Councillors and Elected Members

There are several elected representatives that represent you in locally, nationally and at European level. Click on the links below to be taken to the relevant information on Parliament or Council websites to find out more details.

Representative/ Organisations and their responsibilities
Representative/ Organisation What they are responsible for
Members of the European Parliament

The European Parliament is the directly elected parliamentary body of the European Union elected by citizens of the EU. It reviews legislative proposals and consults on issues proposed by the European Commission. Moray is represented by MEPs in the Scottish Region

Member of UK Westminster Parliament (MP)

The UK public elects Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent their interests and concerns in the House of Commons within a constituency. MPs are involved in considering and proposing new laws, and can ask government ministers questions about current issues. Moray Council area is covered by the Moray Constituency. The current MP for Douglas Ross MP - Conservative other MPs can be found here on the UK Parliament website.

Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP)

MSPs represent the people of Scotland in their constituency on matters that can be decided by the Scottish Parliament. These devolved matters include education, transport, planning, agriculture, tourism, health and the environment. Moray Council area is split between Moray Constituency and Gordon Constituency.
The current MSP for Moray is Richard Lochhead MSP (SNP).
The current MSP for Banffshire and Buchan Coast (East Moray incl. Buckie) is Stewart Stevenson MSP - SNP.
Moray is also in the Highland and Islands Region and there are 7 List MSP's which cover Moray.

Local Councillors for Moray

Local Government Councillors are elected to the Moray Council to represent their local community in their wards. They participate in committees and they also scrutinise council policies and activities in delivering public services. More information about the current Councillors in Moray or Becoming a Councillor

Community Councils

Community councils are the most local official representative bodies formed by local demand to communicate local opinion to larger bodies of local and central government. More information about Community Councils in your area

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