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John Barrett MP

John Barrett MP for Edinburgh West, 2001-2010

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Who to contact

This page has details of who to contact for local and national government issues. Other useful contacts for help and advice on a wide range of issues from benefits to water supply are included on the organisations page.

 

Online guide for problems and complaints >>


Council issues

All council services, including: roads, pavements, public transport, refuse collection, council housing, planning, noise problems.

For most local problems, you should first contact the City of Edinburgh Council by phoning one of the numbers listed in the Edinburgh Council page.

If the matter is not resolved satisfactorily then you should contact your local councillor at the City Chambers or at his/her surgery.


Scottish Parliament issues

Scottish Parliament issues include: education, health, transport, housing, local government, environment, crime and planning issues at a Scottish level.

The Scottish Parliament has responsibility for all matters (known as devolved matters) which have not been formally reserved to Westminster. It therefore has the power to create new legislation, or amend or repeal existing legislation, in the following areas:

Margaret Smith is the Member for the Scottish Parliament for Edinburgh West. This covers the same area as the constituency represented by John Barrett with the exception of the following :

Margaret Smith represents the former Craigleith council ward but John Barrett does not. John Barrett represents the former Murrayfield and Stenhouse council wards, but Margaret Smith does not.

Surgery - By appointment, at 3 Drum Brae Avenue, Edinburgh EH12 8TE. For an appointment, please call 0131 317 7292 (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) or 0131 348 5786 (Wednesday, Thursday).

Margaret Smith MSP
Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh EH99 1SP

Tel: 0131 348 5786

Margaret.Smith.msp
@scottish.parliament.uk

Margaret Smith MSP


Westminster issues

The UK Parliament at Westminster retains powers (called reserved powers) over the following matters:

John Barrett, MP for Edinburgh West

Surgery – John Barrett has regular surgeries in the constituency. These are held, by appointment, on Fridays from 3pm and Mondays at 9am at 1a Drum Brae Avenue, Edinburgh EH12 8TE. Additional monthly surgeries are held in Kirkliston, Queensferry and Muirhouse; please contact the constituency office for details. John also holds street surgeries.

John Barrett MP
Constituency Office
1a Drum Brae Ave
Edinburgh EH
12 8TE

Tel: 0131 339 0339

johnbarrettmp
@parliament.uk

John Barrett MP


If you aren't sure who to contact, the West Edinburgh Liberal Democrat office can help put you in touch with the right person.

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West Edinburgh
Liberal Democrats
3 Drum Brae Ave
Edinburgh EH12 8TE

Tel: 0131 339 0800

E-mail: edinburghwestlibdems@gmail.com

This website was established while I was a Member of Parliament. The site content is being kept online as a source of information, but all forms / email have been disabled.