Council and democracy
Stirling Council has 23 elected members across 7 multi-member wards. Currently the Council is made up of 9 SNP, 8 Conservative, 4 Labour, 1 Independent, and 1 Scottish Green councillor. The administration is a SNP-Labour partnership, with SNP's Scott Farmer as Council Leader. Depute leader is Labour's Danny Gibson. The Provost is Councillor Christine Simpson. The Depute Convener is Councillor Graham Houston.