Cllr Gary Millar
Gary Millar is Liverpool City Council's Opposition Spokesperson for Employment and Skills. He was elected onto Liverpool City Council in 2008 and represents Old Swan.
A keen photographer and gadget buff, Gary entered into politics as a way of making a difference. His priority for 2010/11 is to hold Liverpool City Council's administration to account and to focus on improving job and training opportunities in the city for people of all ages.
Alongside his role as member of the North West's Regional Council for Arts Council England, Gary also sits on the Boards of Brouhaha International and the Local Government Association's Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, Social Enterprise Network. He is also one of Liverpool City Council's representatives on the Liverpool First Economic Growth Partnership.
Gary's external business interests include being co-owner and Chief Executive of a recording studios and hotel, co-owner of a licensed premises/event venue and a director of an ICT and business consultancy. Gary also created and designed Parr Street's boutique hotel and he broadcasts on local radio.
Recent awards include Downtown Liverpool in Business Culture Champion, Liverpool ECHO Enterprise Champion, and Liverpool John Moores University Alumnus of the Year.