The Political Makeup

 Political Party  Number of Councillors
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 18
Scottish National Party 13
Scottish Liberal Democrats 5
Scottish Labour Party 1
Independents 3
 Total 40


The Administration comprises 18 members of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Group.  The Leader of the Council is Councillor Murray Lyle.

The Provost of Perth and Kinross is Councillor Dennis Melloy, and the Depute Provost is Councillor Kathleen Baird.

The Opposition comprises:-

Scottish National Party Group - The Leader of the Scottish National Party Group (the main Opposition Group) is Councillor Grant Laing 

Scottish Liberal Democrat Group - The Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrat Group is Councillor Willie Wilson

Independent & Scottish Labour Group - The Group has appointed spokespeople to cover specific policy briefs as follows:-

Councillor Alasdair Bailey - Economy, Environment and Communities
Councillor Rhona Brock - Culture, Tourism and Licensing Policy
Councillor Xander McDade - Education, Health & Local Democracy

Independent - Councillor Audrey Coates