Midlothian Council

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Midlothian Council
Midlothian in Scotland.svg
Admin HQ Dalkeith
 • Body Midlothian Council
 • Control Labour minority (council NOC)
 • MPs Danielle Rowley
 • MSPs Colin Beattie
Christine Grahame
 • Total 136.6 sq mi (353.7 km2)
Area rank Ranked 21st
(mid-2017 est.)
 • Total 90,100
 • Rank Ranked 25th
 • Density 660/sq mi (254/km2)
ONS code S12000019
ISO 3166 code GB-MLN
Website midlothian.gov.uk

Midlothian Council is one of the 32 local authorities of Scotland. Its administrative centre is based in Dalkeith and it covers an area from the south of Edinburgh to the Borders.

Political Management System

Midlothian Council operates a cabinet-based decision making model working collaboratively with the Council and Performance Review Committee. Each cabinet member has a portfolio of responsibilities.

Political composition

The council is composed of the following parties:[1]

Party Councillors
Labour 6
Conservative 5


  1. ^ https://midlothian.cmis.uk.com/live/Councillors.aspx

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