Newest ELC Councillor Shamin Akhtar releases surgery dates

Following the 2012 elections of Councillors to East Lothian Council, the Fa’side ward gained a new face in Shamin Akhtar (LAB). Find out when and where Shamin’s surgeries take place as well as those of her Fa’side constituency colleagues.

Following the 2012 elections of Councillors to East Lothian Council, the Fa’side ward gained a new face in Shamin Akhtar (LAB).

Shamin’s constituency surgeries were recently published. If you have any issues you’d like to raise you can see Shamin at the following times and places…

 Wednesday 27 June  5pm – 6pm  Trevelyan Hall, Pencaitland
 Wednesday 4 July  5pm – 6pm  Ormiston Community Centre
 Saturday 7 July  10am – 11am  Loch Centre, Tranent
 Wednesday 11 July  5pm – 6pm  Macmerry Village Hall
 Wednesday 25 July  5pm – 6pm  Trevelyan Hall, Pencaitland
 Saturday 28 July  10am – 11am  Loch Centre, Tranent
Shamin Akhtar

Shamin has lived in Pencaitland since 2007, moving to the village from Musselburgh with her partner Ryan and their two young children in Limekilns. After graduating from the University of Abertay, Dundee in Biotechnology she was elected President of her Students’ Association, going on to be elected the President of the National Union of Students Scotland. Shamin has subsequently spent much of her career in the voluntary and community sector, including more than a decade working for SCVO, the national umbrella body for Scottish charities. She has also volunteered with a wide range of charities and community groups over the last 20 years including Chair of a national housing organisation. Closer to home, Shamin has supported Pencaitland playgroup and volunteered with the school’s PTA.

Shamin Akhtar Contact info

John Muir House
Haddington
EH41 3HA
Tel: 01620 827019/07718669395
Fax: 01620 827180
Email: sakhtar@eastlothian.gov.uk

Councillors Jim Gillies, Donald Grant & Kenny Macleod

Details for Fa’side’s three recently re-elected councillors, their contact information and times of constituency surgeries, can be found on East Lothian Council’s website:

Jim Gillies (LAB)

Donald Grant (LAB)
Kenny Macleod (SNP)

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