Highland

  • Council Control: Ind/LD/Lab
  • Conservatives 11
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 9
  • Green 1
  • SNP 20
  • Other 30

Independent 27, Non-aligned 2, Sutherland Independent 1. Large authority in northern Scotland, from Glencoe and Fort William north to Cape Wrath and John O'Groats. Includes city of Inverness. Tourism, fishing, and whisky industries; also includes Dounreay nuclear power station.

The Scottish National Party gained a seat in Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh ward on 6 December from the Liberal Democrats. Donnie MacKay (Thurso and North West Caithness) moved from Independent to Conservative in June 2018.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Scotland

Address
Glenurquhart Road, Inverness IV3 5NX

Phone
01463 702000

Website
http://www.highland.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1270.83