|Full council election every 4 years.|
|Preceded by||Midlothian District Council|
Provost of Midlothian
Leader of the Council
Kelly Parry, SNP
since 24 May 2022
Dr Grace Vickers
since 26 June 2018
|Single transferable vote|
|5 May 2022|
|6 May 2027|
|Midlothian House, Council Chambers|
Midlothian Council is one of the 32 local authorities of Scotland. Created in 1995, its administrative centre is based in Dalkeith and its territory covers Midlothian, an area from the south of Edinburgh to the Borders.
Midlothian Council operates a cabinet-based decision making model working collaboratively with the Council and Performance Review Committee. Each cabinet member has a portfolio of responsibilities.
The council is composed of 6 wards, each electing 3 councillors.