COSLA Health and Social Care Spokesperson

Councillor Stuart Currie is the COSLA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care.

Stuart Currie was born in Musselburgh and attended Campie Primary School and Musselburgh Grammar School.

He worked in the Civil Service for 20 years and, for most of that time, was an elected trade union official, serving at branch, regional and finally national level as vice president. He was appointed as a lay member to sit on employment tribunals in 2002.

He is a SNP Councillor for Musselburgh and Leader of East Lothian Council SNP Group. Councillor Currie was appointed as COSLA Interim Spokesperson for Health and Social Care on 1 October 2018. He also serves on the Scottish Joint Council for Local Government Employees as Employers’ Member.

In his spare time, Councillor Currie enjoys horseracing, golf and opera.