Past Commissioners

Past members of the Commission

The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 determined that the membership of the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland should be a Chair, a Deputy Chair, and up to 4 further members. Those criteria for the membership remain unaltered. This page lists all those who have served as members of the Commission since its establishment.

Chairs

Mr Peter Mackay, 2007 - 2013

Mr John Marjoribanks, 2000 - 2007

Lord Osborne (Kenneth Osborne), 1990 - 2000

Mr Ronald Bennett QC, 1974 - 1990

Deputy Chairs

Mr William Magee, 2008 - 2016

Mr Brian Wilson, 1999 - 2008

Mr Kenneth J Clark, 1995 - 1999

Mr Frederick C Marks, 1989 - 1995

Mr G Carlton, 1985 - 1988

Mr Andrew Evans, 1980 - 1985

Mr Ian Paterson, 1974 - 1980

Commissioners

Prof Ailsa Henderson, 2013 - 2017 (now Deputy Chair)

Mrs Paula Sharp, 2007 - 2013

Prof Brian Clark, 2007 - 2013

Mr Kenneth McDonald, 2004 - 2012

Mr Richard Millham, 2004 - 2008

Dr I Ann Glen, 1999 - 2007

Prof Hugh Begg, 1999 - 2007

Mrs Gillian Silver, 1995 - 1999

Dr Elspeth Graham, 1994 - 2004

Prof Susan Smith, 1993 - 1994

Prof James Caird, 1985 - 1993

Mr Adam Napier, 1985 - 1994

Mr Stuart McDowall, 1982 - 1999

Mr G Carlton, 1980 - 1988 (latterly as Deputy Chair)

Mr Andrew Evans, 1979 - 1985 (latterly as Deputy Chair)

Prof Alan Thompson, 1976 - 1982

Mr I Hamilton, 1975 - 1978

Mr Ames Imrie, 1974 - 1975

Miss Jean Forbes, 1974 - 1985