Perth and Kinross Council

Chief Executive: 
Karen Reid
Council Leader: 
Murray Lyle
Civic Head: 
Dennis Melloy
Political control: 
CON, SLD, IND Coalition
Council Buildings, 2 High Street, Perth, PH1 5PH
01738 475000

Perth & Kinross Council

Located in the heart of Scotland, Perth and Kinross serves as the crossroads of the country and gateway to the Highlands. Covering over 5,300 square kilometres, Perth and Kinross is a large and varied area that serves a population of 150,680 (NRS - 2016). Only an hour from Edinburgh and 75 minutes from Glasgow, the area's principal city, Perth, is at the hub of both Scotland's motorway and rail networks. 90% of Scotland's inhabitants live within 90 minutes of Perth.