Civic heads

Each local authority elects a civic leader, the Provost or Convenor, who chairs council meetings and acts as a ceremonial figurehead for the area. In the cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee, the Provost is known as the Lord Provost.

A Civic Head chart can be downloaded here.

Council Civic Headsort icon
East Dunbartonshire Council Alan Brown
Aberdeen City Council Barney Crockett
Aberdeenshire Council Bill Howatson
Highland Council Bill Lobban
Stirling Council Christine Simpson
Scottish Borders Council David Parker
Perth and Kinross Council Dennis Melloy
Glasgow City Council Eva Bolander
City of Edinburgh Council Frank Ross
Orkney Islands Council Harvey Johnston
South Ayrshire Council Helen Moonie
Dundee City Council Ian Borthwick
North Ayrshire Council Ian Clarkson
South Lanarkshire Council Ian McAllan
North Lanarkshire Council Jean Jones
East Renfrewshire Council Jim Fletcher
Fife Council Jim Leishman
East Ayrshire Council Jim Todd
East Lothian Council John McMillan
Argyll and Bute Council Len Scoullar
Renfrewshire Council Lorrain Cameron
Shetland Islands Council Malcolm Bell
Inverclyde Council Martin Brennan
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Norman A MacDonald
Angus Council Ronnie Proctor
Moray Council Shona Morrison
Clackmannanshire Council Tina Murphy
West Lothian Council Tom Kerr
Dumfries and Galloway Council Tracey Little
Midlothian Council Vacant
Falkirk Council William Buchanan
West Dunbartonshire Council William Hendrie