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Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest council area in Scotland. The council has just under 8000 staff in six departments to deliver services to about 150,000 people.

Chief Executive Gavin Stevenson

Chief Executive: Gavin Stevenson

Gavin Stevenson is our Head of Paid Service and has ultimate responsibility for the council. Gavin provides leadership and motivation, co-ordinates policy development and oversees the Corporate Management Team which is made up of our Directors.

Assistant Chief Executive- Lorna Meahan

Assistant Chief Executive: Lorna Meahan

Lorna Meahan provides strategic leadership and professional advice to the Council and Chief Executive, particularly in relation to performance management and best value. Lorna is also responsible for the Chief Executive Service.

Find out more about the six departments which make up Dumfries and Galloway Council:

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Dumfries and Galloway Council

Council Headquarters
Council Offices
English Street

Tel: 030 33 33 3000
Fax: 01387 260034
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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