Councillor Paul Kelly is the COSLA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care.
Councillor Kelly graduated from Glasgow University with a MA Honours in History. He has been a Councillor for the Motherwell West ward of North Lanarkshire Council since 2007.
From 2016-2022 he was Depute Leader of North Lanarkshire Council, a Non-executive director of NHS Lanarkshire, and Chair then Vice-Chair of North Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership Joint Integration Board. He has also previously been the Depute Leader of the North Lanarkshire Council Opposition Labour Group.
He was appointed to the role of COSLA's Health and Social Care Spokesperson after his re-election as Councillor in 2022.