Leader of the Council
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A Leader of the Council is the leader of the largest political group on a government council.
In local government in Scotland the Leader of the Council is elected as the leader of the largest political grouping of councillors in a local authority. The Leader of the Council has no executive or administrative powers designated by statute, but the position is salaried.
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- "The Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Regulations 2007". www.oqps.gov.uk.