South Ayrshire Council has 30 Councillors and is a Labour administration. The leader is Councillor Andrew Hill and the Provost is Councillor Gordon McKenzie. South Ayrshire covers 422 square miles on the south-west of Scotland. The area extends from Troon in the North to Ballantrae in the south and includes the towns of Ayr, Prestwick, Maybole and Girvan. The council has its administrative centre in Ayr.