Renfrewshire Council

The candidates in the local government elections 2022 (Notice of Poll)

The number of Councillors to be elected in each ward and the name, description and address of each validly nominated candidate.

Polling will take place between the hours of 7am and 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2022 for the election of the number of councillors indicated below for each of the electoral wards listed, there remaining in each case more validly nominated candidates than the number of councillors to be elected. 

Only those persons who are registered to vote in the ward and aged 16 or over on the day of the poll will be eligible to vote. 

Where the candidate has given a commonly used surname or forename on that candidate's nomination form, it is that commonly used surname or forename (instead of any other name) that will appear on the Notice of Poll.

You can see a list of the candidates for each ward below:


Renfrew North and Braehead (Ward 1)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 4 

The name, description (if any) and address of each validly nominated candidate is:  

GRAY John 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

HUGHES Lisa-Marie Scottish 
National Party (SNP) 
33 Beechwood Drive Renfrew PA4 0PN 

MCGUIRE Jamie 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MORTON Peter 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

SHAW John 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
7 Nethergreen Crescent Renfrew PA4 8HU 

SPARKS Sophia Daphne Rose Dowling 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

STALKER Ross Scottish 
Liberal Democrats 
Flat 0/2 2 Blythswood Road Renfrew PA4 8NU


Renfrew South and Gallowhill (Ward 2)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 3

The name, description (if any) and address of each validly nominated candidate is:  

GRADY Edward 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

HUGHES Kate Scottish 
Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCEWAN Cathy 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
21 Elm Avenue Renfrew PA4 9AN 

NELSON Dale 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

PATERSON Jim 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
5 Beechwood Drive Renfrew PA4 0PW 


Paisley Northeast and Ralston (Ward 3)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 3 
The name, description (if any) and address of each validly nominated candidate is:  

ADAMMCGREGOR Jennifer Marion 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

CLARK Graeme 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

GRAHAM Neill Scottish 
Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCINNES Alan Scottish 
Liberal Democrats 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 


Paisley Northwest (Ward 4)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 4 

The name, description (if any) and address of each validly nominated candidate is:  

BAILEY Mark 
Scottish Liberal Democrats 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

GRIEVE Rona
Scottish Family Party: Pro-Family, ProMarriage, Pro-Life 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

HALFPENNY Jim 
Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MACLAREN KENNY 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
2 Avondale Drive, Paisley, PA1 3TT 

MACLAREN MAGS 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
2 Avondale Drive, Paisley, PA1 3TT 

MCDONALD Janis 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCINTYRE John 
Independent 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

PAUL Fraser 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

RAE Cara 
Scottish Green Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

SMITH Ben 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

YEROKUN Samuel Oludare 
Alba Party for independence 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area


Paisley East and Central (Ward 5)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 3

The name, description (if any) and address of each validly nominated candidate is:  

BOND Athol 
Scottish Green Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

CAMERON John 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

DAVIDSON Carolann 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

GRANT Duncan 
Scottish Libertarian Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCNAUGHTAN John 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MYLET Will 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

SMITH Jonathan 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 


Paisley Southeast (Ward 6)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 3

DEVINE Eddie 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

HERON Allan 
Scottish Liberal Democrats 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

LAFFAN David Richard 
Scottish Green Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MACFARLANE Bruce 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MACK Paul 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCAUSLAND Stuart Alexander 
Scottish Labour Party 
2/4 4 New Harbour Way Paisley PA3 2BZ 

MCGURK Marie 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCILROY Jim 
Scottish Conservative and Unioinst 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

WEBSTER Sandra Amelia 
Scottish Socialist Party - End Fuel Poverty 
44 Hillcrest Avenue Paisley PA2 8QW 


Paisley Southwest (Ward 7)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 4 

BURNS Stephen 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

CAMERON Lorraine 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

HANNIGAN Anne 
Scottish Liberal Democrats 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

KERR Scott 
Independent 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MONTGOMERY Kevin 
Scottish Labour Party 
2 Langcraigs Drive Paisley PA2 8JW 

SCHMITZ Marc 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

VASSIE Richard 
Independent 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 


Johnstone South and Elderslie (Ward 8)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 4 

CAMERON Jacqueline 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

HOOD John 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

JACKSON Brian 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MACINTYRE Robert 
Scottish Liberal Democrats 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCMILLAN Iain 
Scottish Labour Party 
28 Fordbank Avenue Johnstone PA10 2NH 

STEEL Andy 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 


Johnstone North, Kilbarchan, Howwood, and Lochwinnoch (Ward 9)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 4 

DOIG Andy 
Independent 
Flat 0/1 72 High Street Lochwinnoch PA12 4AA 

GILMOUR Chris 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

GRAHAM Gillian 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

HUDSON Heather 
Scottish Green Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

JACKSON Andrew 
Scottish Liberal Democrats 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

REID Louise 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

RODDEN Emma 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

STOCKTON Graeme 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area


Houston, Crosslee and Linwood (Ward 10)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 4 

ANN-DOWLING Alison 
Labour and Cooperative Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

CUNNINGHAM Connor 
Labour and Cooperative Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

DOIG Audrey 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
0/1, 72 High Street, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4AA 

INNES Robert 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCGONIGLE David 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 


Bishopton, Bridge of Weir and Langbank (Ward 11)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 3

AIRLIE-NICOLSON Fiona 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
54 Allands Avenue Inchinnan, PA4 9LG 

DOUGAN Mark 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MACLAREN James 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MCCULLOCH Colin Alan 
Scottish Labour Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

TOGHILL Grant 
Scottish Liberal Democrats 
Flat 2/1, 41 Elie Drive Bishopton, PA7 5RD 


Erskine and Inchinnan (Ward 12)

Number of Councillors to be elected: 4 

CAMPBELL Michelle 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
6 Hunters Way Lochwinnoch, PA12 4BX 

IRWIN Robert 
Scottish Family Party: Pro-Family, ProMarriage, Pro-Life 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

JELFS Alan 
Scottish Liberal Democrats 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

LEISHMAN Alec 
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 
Address in the Renfrewshire Council area 

MULLIN Sam 
Scottish Labour Party 
80 Mainscoft Erskine, PA8 7AP 

NICOLSON Iain 
Scottish National Party (SNP) 
54 Allands Avenue Inchinnan, PA4 9LG 3. 


Published by Alan Russell, Returning Officer, Renfrewshire Council, Renfrewshire House, Election Office, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1TR Renfrewshire Council 1.