Independent 3. West of Glasgow, with the largest town being the weaving centre of Paisley (city status awarded in 2012 to mark the golden jubilee). Johnstone, further west, is an early example of a planned town.
Houston Crosslee and Linwood ward has a vacant seat (held by Labour). John Caldwell (Johnstone South, Elderslie and Howwood) moved from Labour to Independent in March 2017. Andy Doig (Johnstone North, Kilbarchan and Lochwinnoch) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent in February 2017.
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