About the Council
Aberdeen City Council has 45 Councillors in 13 multi-member wards. Each ward is represented by 3 or 4 Councillors.
The current political make-up of the Council is:
|Political Party||Number of Councillors|
|Scottish National Party (SNP)||18|
|Scottish Conservative and Unionist||10|
|Scottish Liberal Democrats||3|
|Independent Alliance Group||3|
|Vacant - a By Election will be held in due course||1|
To find out who your local Councillors are, how to contact them or to attend a Councillor's surgery, please see the Your Councillors page.
The Council Administration is a coalition of Labour, Conservative and Independent Councillors. The co-leaders of the Council are Councillor Jenny Laing and Councillor Douglas Lumsden.
Read the Co-leaders' blog.
The Lord Provost acts as Convener of the City Council, Civic Head and Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen.
The current Lord Provost is Councillor Barney Crockett.
Council decision making
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