Independent Councillor for Highland Perthshire, Xander McDade has been kicked off two committees.

Independent Councillor Xander McDade was voted off from two committees, lifelong learning committee and the health and social care integration joint board IJB, following a vote yesterday, 25th of April 2018.

Councillor McDade opposed to rural school closures and care home closures while being a member of the committee. The decision was made yesterday following a vote by 19 votes to 17.

Not all councillors voted, two refused to vote, while two other councillors left the meeting.

Councillor McDade still remains on the audit committee.

Watch the video below during Councillor McDade’s statement