Councillor Iain Whyte

Iain is one of the Conservative Councillors for the Inverleith ward on the City Council and is leader of the Conservative group.

Outwith the Council Iain is a Non-Executive Director of Lothian NHS Board and Chair of the Board’s East Lothian Community Health Partnership.  He has previously worked in the NHS, as a Conservative Party researcher in the Scottish Parliament and in retailing.

Iain was educated at Friend’s School, Wigton, Cumbria, George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh where he graduated in 1991 with a B.Sc. (Social Science) Degree.

Iain’s personal interests include horse riding, golf, and Hibernian football club.  Iain was honoured to represent the City on horseback as Captain of the Edinburgh Riding of the Marches in 2011.

You can contact Iain via email at or by writing to him at the City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ. He can also be contacted by telephone on 0131 529 4090 to arrange appointments. For local news from Iain, you can follow him on Twitter.

See Also

Councillor Max Mitchell

Cllr Mitchell represents Inverleith ward on Edinburgh City Council alongside group leader Cllr Iain Whyte.

Councillor Susan Webber

Cllr Susan Webber represents Pentland Hills ward alongside fellow Scottish Conservative Cllr Graeme Bruce.