The council has taken some time to get going since the elections in early May. Today they will meet as a proper council with Conveners and Vice Conveners for the first time. Previous meetings have dealt with the appointments of the Lord Provost the Rt Hon Frank Ross and also the Conveners and Vice Conveners.

Councillor Joan Griffiths was appointed Depute Lord Provost last week too.

Follow today’s proceedings here as they unfold :

Live Blog TERLive! The City of Edinburgh Council Meeting 29 June 2017