The SNP has officially taken control of Dundee City Council and formed a majority administration for the first time in its history.
Lochee councillor Bob Duncan will serve as Dundee’s new lord provost and East End councillor Christina Roberts will be depute lord provost.
The SNP had an election victory after the vote on May 3 with all 16 of its candidates elected.
The council has ten labour councillors, one independent and a single seat each for the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats.
After being sworn in Mr Duncan said it was a “tremendous honour” but also said there were challenges such as financial limitations ahead.
He said: “It’s wonderful to be able to represent the people of Dundee and hopefully put forward an image of the city which is positive.
“Dundee is a city which is growing up and we have just got to keep working. We have fantastic things that are opening and we have to tell the world that Dundee is a great place to visit and indeed use for business.”
The conveners appointed to committees at a meeting on Monday included Stewart Hunter, who has a new role with the licensing committee as well as education, Jimmy Black, who remains housing convener and Ken Lynn, who will do social work and health.
Craig Melville has the environment committee and David Bowes will do development management. Ken Guilds remains doing policy and resources along with Will Dawson who will look after city development.
Former Lord Provost John Letford did not stand again.
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