Labour pair join Aberdeenshire Council coalition
- 8 January 2013
- From the section NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland
The coalition running Aberdeenshire Council has changed, it has been announced.
Two Labour councillors - Alison Evison (North Kincardine) and Raymond Christie (Stonehaven and Lower Deeside) have joined the ruling alliance, giving the group a small majority.
The Liberal Democrats, Conservatives and a number of Independents are also part of the coalition at the authority.
Council leader Jim Gifford said the alliance was working well.