Who’s on the SEC?

Find out more about the Scottish Executive Committee and its members.


The Scottish Executive Committee is the governing body of the Scottish Labour Party, overseeing the overall direction of the party and the policy-making process. It sets strategic objectives on an annual basis and meets regularly to review the work of the party.

Members of the SEC

The SEC is structured so as to represent all key stakeholders in the party.

Chair: Scott Arthur

Vice Chair: Simon MacFarlane

Leader: Anas Sarwar

Deputy Leader: Jackie Baillie

Treasurer: Cara Hilton

Trade Union: Jackson Cullinane (Unite)

Trade Union: Louise Gilmour (GMB)

Trade Union: Eleanor Haggett (Unison)

Trade Union: Simon Macfarlane (Unison)

Trade Union: Cathy Peattie (CWU)

Trade Union: Rory Steel (GMB)

Trade Union: Isabella Sutherland (Unite)

Trade Union: Karen Whitefield (USDAW)

Trade Union: Anne Will (USDAW)

Scottish Co-operative Party: Ben Procter

Socialist Societies: Katherine Sangster

CLPs: Scott Arthur (Lothian/South Scotland)

CLPs: Johanna Baxter (Mid Scotland and Fife/West Scotland)

CLPs: Sheila Gilmore (Lothian/South Scotland)

CLPs: Cara Hilton (Mid Scotland and Fife/West Scotland)

CLPs: Suzan King (Central Scotland/Glasgow)

CLPs: James McPhilemy (Central Scotland/Glasgow)

CLPs: Lynn Thomson (Highlands and Islands/North East Scotland)

CLPs: Deena Tissera (Highlands and Islands/North East Scotland)

SPLP: Claire Baker

SPLP: Mark Griffin

PLP: Ian Murray

PLP: Meta Ramsay

Local Government: Maureen Devlin

Local Government: David Ross

Scottish Labour Women’s Committee: Monique McAdams

Scottish Labour Women’s Committee: Lorna Robertson

Scottish Young Labour: Lauren Harper

Scottish Young Labour: Coll McCail

In addition, the Scottish General Secretary (John Paul McHugh) attends ex officio without a vote.

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