Peter Barrett



Peter has a record of action as a hard-working and effective campaigner.

He spearheaded two massive local campaigns to save Perth from the Shore Road Incinerator and for Perth to gain Fair Trade status. He is an experienced local councillor, Leader of the Lib Dem Group and is an active champion for better care for the elderly and affordable housing, he kick-started the building of the first new Council houses for a generation.

Peter has strong roots in the Fair City, married with two grown up sons (who attended Perth High School), he is an member at PerthSt Matthew’s on Tay Street.


Councillor Perth City Centre ward Perth and Kinross Council,
Leader of Perth Scottish Liberal Democrat Group
Leader of Scottish Liberal Democrat Group CoSLA, (Convention of Scottish local Authorities)

First elected in 2003 and subsequently re-elected at first stage for multimember ward in 2007 and 2012.
Convenor Housing and Health committee 2007-2012
Main interests Affordable Housing, Tackling Homelessness, Older peoples Care, Adult Social Care, Young Carers

Interests Cycling Hillwalking, sudokhu puzzles

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