Councillor Graham Houston Scottish National Party, Ward 3 Dunblane and Bridge of Allan


Graham Houston

SNP, Dunblane and Bridge of Allan


I have been a member of the Scottish National Party since 1966 and have held a variety of posts in my local branch and constituency.  I am an experienced management coach and mentoring and have held a number of Non-Executive Director posts in the public and private sectors.

Prior to setting up my own consultancy, I was the Scottish Director of the Work Foundation (formerly The Industrial Society).

I was Chairman of The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) from 2009 to 2017

I was appointed as a Board Member to the first Scottish Police Authority from 2012 to 2018

I was Vice President of COSLA from 2017 to 2022

I am married with two grown-up children and have lived in Dunblane since 1985.

Leisure interests (time permitting) include golf, gardening and reading.  I am a member of Rotary and an elder in the Church of Scotland.

Councillor Houston can be contacted at if you would like to arrange an in person or telephone surgery.

Registered interests


Self Employed: Executive Business Coaching

Related Undertakings




Election Expenses

£1,225.58 paid by Stirling Constituency SNP

Houses, Land and Buildings

Joint owner of two properties in the Stirling Council area.

Shares and Securities


Non Financial Interests

Rotary Club of Dunblane & Bridge of Allan

Dunblane Cathedral Kirk Session (Elder)

Dunblane New Golf Club (Member)

Dunblane Memorial Garden Maintenance Trustee

Member Scottish National Party

Gifts and Hospitality

28 September 2022 - small hamper containing of chocolates, crackers, biscuits and tea towel as small gesture of appreciation for Councillor Houston time on the STEP Board.


Stirling Council,
Old Viewforth,


phone: 01786 233129