SNP Resignations

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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26 Jun 2008