Susan Aitken, the woman taking charge of Glasgow, arrived in the Newsnet studio to reflect on her first week at the helm of a council that has been run by Labour for more than 40 years.
Elected as an SNP councillor just five years ago, she finds herself now running a minority administration at Glasgow City Chambers, having finally wrested control from Labour. Now Aitken and colleagues hope to implement an ambitious programme of improvements and tackle key issues – social, economic and environmental – facing the city.
She joined podcast host Derek Bateman and Glasgow based journalist and producer Maurice Smith to discuss the task ahead.
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