Councillor Gerry McGarvey, Scottish Labour Party, Ward 2 Forth and Endrick


Gerry McGarvey

Labour, Forth & Endrick


Councillor McGarvey is available for telephone, in-person face-to-face, or online surgeries.

To book an appointment, email or call 01786 233 122.

Gerry McGarvey has worked throughout the UK, US, Africa and Ireland in Personal and also Community Development for the majority of his professional career.

As a trained counsellor with over 30 years’ experience in Personal Development, Gerry has used these skills and other therapeutic interventions as a practitioner with young people with a number of Third Sector agencies, and other client groups within the Public Sector including the Scottish Prison Service and a number of Local Authorities.

Gerry has also worked as part of the Learning and Development team for a national children’s charity based in Stirling, and has created, provided and delivered training programmes in organisational development for a number of national and regional voluntary sector organisations.

More recently he has worked in publishing as an editor, writer, and researcher before being elected to Stirling Council in May 2022.

Gerry is also currently a non-executive director on NHS Forth Valley and Vice-Chair of Clackmannanshire & Stirling Health & Social Care Partnership/Integrated Joint Board.

Registered interests


Published Works - Sessional

Invigilation – SQA - Sessional

Board Member for the Forth Valley Health

Board Member of the H&SCP Board


Related Undertakings

Board Director of Lifelink (Counselling & Wellbeing Services)

Director of Black Bull Gartmore Hub and Pub Ltd (RS007821)



Election Expenses

£100 - donation from Unison

£1,013.39 paid by Stirling Constituency Labour Party.


Houses, Land and Buildings

Owner of a non-residential home within the Edinburgh area.

Joint owner of a residential home within the Stirling area.

Joint owner of residential home within the County Donegal area.


Shares and Securities

Shares in The Black Bull Community Pub and Hub.

Non Financial Interests

Unison membership

Member of Stirling Labour Party

Member of the Planning & Regulation Panel

COSLA Health and Social Care Board

Gifts and Hospitality


External Organisations


Stirling Council
Old Viewforth


Phone: 01786 233122