SNP minority to run Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council, Scotland's largest council, will be run by a SNP minority administration after the party won 39 out of 85 seats at the recent local elections.

The council, which had been governed by Labour since 1980, is now made up of 39 SNP members, 31 Labour, 8 Conservative and 7 Scottish Greens. It’s executive committee will be made up of 23 multi-party members, divided between 11 SNP, 8 Labour, 2 Conservative, 2 Green.

Councillor Susan Aitken was elected unopposed as Glasgow City Council leader at its first meeting at City Chambers.

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