The Moray Council
Type
Type
History
Preceded byMoray District Council
Leadership
Convenor of Moray
Cllr Shona Morrison, SNP
since 13 June 2018
Leader of the Council
Cllr Graham Leadbitter, SNP
since 13 June 2018[1]
Chief executive
Roddy Burns
since 1 October 2012
Structure
Seats26
Political groups
Administration
  SNP (9)
Other parties
  Conservative (9)
  Independent (7)
  Labour (1)
Length of term
Full council elected every 4 years
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

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

See also: Category:Moray Council elections

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

Party Councillors
Conservative 9
Scottish National Party 9
Independent 7
Labour 1

Wards

Map of the area's wards (2017 configuration)
Map of the area's wards (2017 configuration)

References