Cllr Chris Cunningham

Councillor for Ward 13: Garscadden/Scotstounhill
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Chris was born in Edinburgh and migrated to Australia with his family in 1960. He returned to Scotland in 1976, living first in Edinburgh but moving to Glasgow in the early 1980s.

He obtained a BA (Hons) in History from the University of Western Australia (1971-75). Following his return to Scotland he obtained a post graduate Diploma in Housing Administration from the University of Stirling (1980-82).

Chris joined Shettleston Housing Association as a Housing Officer in 1982, becoming Director in 1989. From 1989 to 2000 Chris served as a member of the Council of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations. He was Chair of the Federation from 1995 to 1998.

Chris was seconded to Glasgow Housing Association from June 2000 to December 2002, helping to set up the new organisation and heading up the original Investment Team. He returned to Shettleston in January 2003.

Chris joined the SNP in 1971 while still in Australia, and has lived in Scotstoun with his family since 1992. He was elected as a Councillor for Garscadden/Scotstounhill in a by-election in October 2016. He was re-elected in the 2017 Glasgow City Council elections, and was appointed the City Convener for Education, Skills and Early Years.

Chris has also previously served as Convener of Anniesland SNP.

Contact Chris:

Telephone: 0141 287 7042
Mobile: 07393 753 245
Email: chris.cunningham@glasgow.gov.uk

Chris’ Surgery Details:

Date Time Location
2nd Wednesday of each month 7.00pm Knightswood Community Centre, Room 5, 201 Alderman Road G13 3DD
3rd Wednesday of each month 7.00pm Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street G14 0BL
4th Wednesday of each month 7.00 pm Peterson Park Hall, 22 Yoker Mill Road G13 4PF

Please note: there are no surgeries during school holidays or public holidays.