Lachlan Bruce

Councillor for Preston / Seton / Gosford & member of the Association Executive Committee

Lachlan grew up in East Lothian and attended Ross High School.  He has lived in Port Seton since 2010.  Alongside his work as a Councillor for the Preston, Seton & Gosford ward, he also currently works in The Scottish Parliament as a Head of Office to one of the Scottish Conservatives MSPs.  Lachlan has been a member of the Scottish Conservatives since 2009 and first stood for election to East Lothian council in 2012.

His other interests outside of politics include, watching and playing cricket, being a (long-suffering) Rangers season ticket, walking, traveling and reading autobiographies.

Lachlan is holding regular surgeries in his ward and they take place on:

On the first and third Friday of the month 9.30am - 10.00am at Longniddry Community Centre and from 12noon till 12.30pm at Prestonpans Community Centre

On the second and fourth Friday of the month  2.00pm till 2.30pm at  Aldhammer House, Prestonpans and from 4.00pm till 4.30pm at Port Seton Community Centre

No appointment required.  For surgery updates and cancellations visit or call East Lothian Council on 01620 827827.

Lachlan is also happy to arrange home visits by appointment.

Contact Lachlan via:

Telephone - 01620 827891 or 07834 337633

Email -


Councillors Campaign to Support Our Local Businesses

Scottish Conservative Councillors Craig Hoy and Lachlan Bruce have taken part in a series of High Street surgeries to meet local firms as part of their "Support Our Local Businesses" campaign.

Cockenzie Power Station decision 'farcical'

Local Councillor for the Preston, Seton and Gosford ward, Councillor Lachlan Bruce, has responded with disappointment to the decision of the Scottish Government to grant approval for Red Rock to build on the site of the former Cockenzie Power Station.

See Also

Jane Henderson

Councillor for North Berwick Coastal & Conservative Group Leader on East Lothian Council & member of the Association Executive Committee

Jane is one of the three Councillors elected in 2017 to represent the North Berwick Coastal ward and has lived in her constituency for the last 12 years. Prior to being elected Jane spent 35 years in pensions and investments including spells in Edinburgh, London and overseas.

Craig Hoy

Councillor for Haddington and Lammermuir & Candidate for Scottish Parliamentary Election 2021.

A Haddington resident, Craig started his working life in journalism, first working for the BBC before setting up several publications including Holyrood Magazine. He went on to work in public affairs at home and abroad, starting his own company. More recently he has joined the Development Board of a major Scottish charity which focuses on issues such as fuel poverty among the elderly.

Katie Mackie

Councillor for Musselburgh

Katie has lived in Musselburgh for over 10 years. Elected in May 2017 to represent Musselburgh, Katie sits on the Education and Audit and Governance Committee. She is also a member of the Musselburgh Joint Race Course Committee, a Brunton Theatre Trustee and a Trustee of the Scottish Seabird Centre.

Gordon Mackett

Councillor for Tranent / Wallyford / Macmerry & member of the Association Executive Committee

Gordon has lived in Tranent his whole life and attended Tranent Infant, Primary and Ross High School.  Gordon is also a Director of Enjoy East Lothian and is the deputy convenor on the Policy & Performance Review Committee. Gordon was absolutely delighted to be elected in May 2017 especially as he is the first Conservative to be elected in this ward.

Jeremy Findlay

Councillor for North Berwick Coastal

Jeremy is holding regular surgeries in his ward and they take place on:

Sue Kempson

Councillor for Dunbar & East Linton

Sue is holding regular surgeries in her ward and they take place on: