The Moray Council

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The Moray Council
Full council election every 4 years.
Logo
The Moray Council Council logo
Type
Type
History
Preceded byMoray District Council
Leadership
Convenor of Moray
Cllr Shona Morrison, SNP
since 13 June 2017
Leader of the Council
Cllr Graham Leadbitter, SNP
since 13 June 2017[1]
Chief executive
Roddy Burns
since 1 October 2012
Structure
Seats26
Edinburgh City Council composition
Political groups
Administration
     SNP (9)
Other parties
     Conservative (9)
     Independent (7)
     Labour (1)
Elections
Single transferable vote
Last election
5 May 2017
Next election
5 May 2022
Meeting place
Elgin Council Offices
Website
www.moray.gov.uk

The Moray Council is one of the 32 local government councils in Scotland covering the Moray area.

History[edit]

The Moray District Council had been created in 1975 under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. It became one of the newly created single tier local authorities in 1996, under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994,[2]

Council structure[edit]

The council's executive branch is headed by a Leader of the Council, who is the leader of the largest political grouping.

References[edit]