Team of unlikely bedfellows join forces to seize power

By David McKay

Published: 10/05/2012

A historic partnership of Labour, Tories and Independents will lead Aberdeen City Council after a power-sharing deal was agreed yesterday.

Days of negotiations among political rivals in the city were brought to a close as the new coalition administration was unveiled at the town house.

Labour’s Barney Crockett, who officially becomes council leader next week, admitted the Conservatives were unlikely bedfellows.

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