Joint Committee Membership

The Joint Committee is the decision making forum for all City Region Deal matters and oversees the governance arrangements for the Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal. The committee was established in terms of sections 56 and 57 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and has oversight of all investment and approves business cases.
The Joint Committee compromises Elected Members from Stirling and Clackmannanshire Councils and academic representatives/colleagues from the University of Stirling, providing a diverse range of views whilst ensuring representation from across the three Partners is balanced.
    Currently the Joint Committee members are:
  • Councillor Chris Kane, Stirling Council (Chair)
  • Councillor Ellen Forson, Clackmannanshire Council (Vice Chair)
  • Councillor Janine Rennie, Clackmannanshire Council
  • Councillor Martha Benny, Clackmannanshire Council
  • Councillor Scott Farmer, Stirling Council
  • Councillor Neil Benny, Stirling Council
  • Graeme Duff, University of Stirling
  • Eileen Schofield, University of Stirling
  • Professor Leigh Sparks, University of Stirling
    Substitute Members are:
  • Councillor Graham Lindsay, Clackmannanshire Council
  • Councillor Kenneth Earle, Clackmannanshire Council
  • Councillor Denis Coyne, Clackmannanshire Council
  • Councillor Danny Gibson, Stirling Council
  • Councillor Elaine Watterson, Stirling Council