Perth & Kinross Council

The Political Makeup

 Political Party  Number of Councillors
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 17
Scottish National Party 13
Scottish Liberal Democrats 4
Scottish Labour Party 1
Independents 3
 Total 38


The Administration is 15 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 Peter Barrett

Independent & Scottish Labour Group - The Group has appointed spokespeople to cover specific policy briefs as follows:-
Councillor Alasdair Bailey - Economic Development, Housing & Communities
Councillor Mike Barnacle - Environment, Infrastructure & Planning Policy
Councillor Rhona Brock - Culture, Tourism and Licensing Policy
Councillor Xander McDade - Education, Health & Local Democracy

Councillor Callum Purves and Councillor Colin Stewart, members of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.