Our political make up

Scottish Borders Council is elected under proportional representation. There are 34 Councillors in 11 multi-member wards.  Our political make up is:

Political control

We are controlled by a coalition comprising:

  • Scottish Conservative and Unionists
  • Independent Alliance


The following posts were approved by Council:

  • The Leader of the Scottish Borders Council is Shona Haslam
  • The Convener is David Parker
  • The Vice Convener is Tom Weatherston