SNP now control Dundee City Council
This is an update to this story.
After a vote the Scottish National Party (SNP) now control the council of Dundee City.
Before the council was run by a Labour/Lib Democrats coalition but after the SNP won a by-election and the Lord Provest leaving Labour, there was a chance for SNP to take over if they could get the Lord Provest to job them in a coalition.
He did vote for them, so if you include the vote by the Lord Provost, John Letford, and the by-election win it means now the SNP holds 15, one more then the previous coalition - Labour had 8, the Conservatives 3, the Liberal Democrats 2 and 1 other independent.
The SNP has gained control of Dundee City Council for the first time in the party's history, ending almost 30 years of Labour rule.
The Nationalists took over from the previous Labour/Liberal Democrat administration at a special meeting.
Labour has been in power on the council for the past 29 years.
But a recent by-election win, and a decision by Lord Provost John Letford to leave Labour, allowed the SNP to gain power.
The by-election victory for the SNP gave them 14 of the 29 seats on Dundee City Council.
The decision by the lord provost to become an independent councillor left Labour with eight seats, the Conservatives three, the Liberal Democrats two and there are two independents.
Mr Letford said he would support the SNP's bid to take control of the council.
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