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. He is currently the Depute Leader of the Opposition Labour Group on the Council.
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 was appointed to the role of COSLA's Health and Social Care Spokesperson after his re-election as Councillor in 2022.