SNP office-bearers on The Highland Council have resigned their positions.
This was announced by Chief Executive Alistair Dodds at a meeting of the Council in Inverness today (Thursday) and follows a decision by the SNP Group to leave the Administration they had formed with the Independent Group.
Those who have stood down from their remunerated posts are:-
The Council Administration now comprises 31 members of the Independent Group.
Discussions are on-going to form a new Administration.
The political make-up of the Council now stands at:
Independent – 31
Scottish Liberal Democrats – 20
Scottish National Party – 17
Labour – 7
Non-Aligned – 5 (Jim Crawford, David Bremner, Graeme Smith, Linda Munro, Roddy Balfour)
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