Independents 8. The north-west of the Grampian peninsula; a famous whisky producing area (Speyside) with coastal towns (Buckie, Cullen) and major RAF bases at Kinloss and Lossiemouth (also birthplace of Ramsay MacDonald).
Walter Wilson (Speyside Glenlivet) moved from Conservative to Independent in November 2017. The Conservatives gained a seat in Elgin City North ward on 13 July.
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