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
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 MSP for Moray is Richard Lochhead MSP (SNP).
The MSP for Banffshire and Buchan Coast (East Moray incl. Buckie) is Karen Adam 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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