Independent 30, Scottish Green Party 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.
At a byelection on 28 September an Independent won Tain and Easter Ross from the Liberal Democrats. Ken Gowans (Inverness South) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent in September 2017.
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