The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA) is an organisation which aims to support local government in Scotland. One of its key roles is to represent the views of its membership (which consists of 31 of the 32 existing Scottish local authorities) to the Scottish Parliament and Executive. CoSLA is based in Edinburgh and employs a number of professional staff with experience of local government.

Each Council elects representatives to the Convention and they meet on a regular basis throughout the year. Glasgow City Council has 8 representatives to CoSLA. The current representatives are as follows:-

Susan AitkenKenny McLean
Elizabeth CameronJames Adams
Stephen CurranAileen Colleran
Archie GrahamJames Coleman
Matt KerrMarie Garrity
John LetfordMhairi Hunter
Gordon MathesonAlistair Watson
Paul RooneyFariha Thomas

In addition the Council is represented on various COSLA Executive Groups as follows:-

Executive GroupRepresentative

Community Wellbeing and Safety

James Coleman

Education, Children and Young People

Stephen Curran

Health and Wellbeing

Malcolm Cunning

Regeneration and Sustainable Development

Elizabeth Cameron

Resources and Capacity

Paul Rooney

Strategic Human Resources Management

Matt Kerr

For more information visit the COSLA website.