Independent 5. Begins at Rutherglen, south-eastern suburb of Glasgow; includes new town of East Kilbride, Hamilton, and several market towns in the Lanark Hills. New Lanark mill is where Robert Owen pioneered business on cooperative principles.
Rutherglen Central and North ward has a byelection on 23 November (held by Labour). Three Labour and two Scottish National Party councillors moved to Independent in May 2017.
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