The Council recently set it's budget for the coming year, and Liberal Democrat proposals received the most support from councillors.
The Liberal Democrat budget passing has stopped an estimated £6 million cut in education budgets.
Local councillor Euan Davidson said, "These cuts would have decimated speech and language therapy services and made it much harder for Head Teachers to make the right decisions for their pupils and staff. After years of cuts by the previous SNP/Labour administration, this is the first budget for many years where the devolved school budgets are not going to be cut. We will always do everything we can to ensure that education gets the funding that it deserves."
Alan represents the Corstorphine/Murrayfield ward, covering Balgreen, Broomhall, Carrick Knowe, Corstorphine, Murrayfield, Ravelston, Roseburn, Saughtonhall and Wester Broom.
He sits on the Planning and Policy and Sustainability Committees and the Development Management Sub-Committee. He is also the Vice-Convener of the Lothian Valuation Joint Board.
Alan Beal has lived with his family in Corstorphine for 10 years. He works as an Energy/Housing Consultant and qualified in Environmental Management over 25 years ago.
He is an Edinburgh Street Pastor and has been on many boards, including a Chamber of Commerce, the Scottish Solar Energy Society and the Right to Warmth Campaign.
He is keen to work for local people to make Corstorphine & Murrayfield a better place to live.
Euan represents the Corstorphine/Murrayfield ward, covering Balgreen, Broomhall, Carrick Knowe, Corstorphine, Murrayfield, Ravelston, Roseburn, Saughtonhall and Wester Broom.
He sits on the Education, Children and Families Committee and the Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board.
Euan has worked as a social worker, specialising in child protection and homeless young people.