North Ayrshire Council is led by a minority SNP Group with backing from a single Tory and some independents.
At yesterday's Council Meeting, Labour Councillor Joe Cullinane proposed a motion on a measure of relief for low-paid council workers.
This measure, to give workers on less than £21,000 a £250 payment, has already been enacted at Holyrood by the SNP Government, at Westminster and by at least one Scottish local authority.
The SNP opposed it citing various spurious reasons.
Funny how the Nats are always a left wing party until the get some power, then they turn Tory.
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