Religious Representatives


Under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, section 124, the Council is required to have three Religious Representatives to take an active part in the decision making process in relation to education matters.

The current Religious Representatives in Midlothian Council are:


Roman Catholic Church

Mr Victor H. Bourne

55 Newbattle Abbey Crescent, Dalkeith, Midlothian.

Church of Scotland

Rev. Ruth D. Halley

North Manse, 35 Esk Bridge, Penicuik, Midlothian. EH26 8QR

3rd Religious Representative

Mrs Margaret Harkness

2 Fowler Crescent, Loanhead, Midlothian. EH20 9RX