Depute Lord Provost
The role of the Deputy Lord Provost is to support the Lord Provost by deputising for him when he is not available. The position is currently held by Councillor Joan Griffiths MBE. Joan represents the Craigentinny/Duddingston Ward in Edinburgh, and has lived in this area for over 40 years and worked for Midlothian Council’s Adults & Community Care as a Client Relations Officer.
Message from Joan Griffiths MBE
"It is a great honour to be Depute Lord Provost for my home the City, a City that I love. In my Civic role I have met both residents and visitors of this great city and am extremely proud to have had the pleasure of meeting so many interesting people, from local people who have achieved great things to world dignitaries."