Scottish Green Party 8, Independents 4. Capital of Scotland; seat of the Scottish Parliament. Second largest authority in Scotland. Hit trouble with a massively expensive tram project approved in 2007.
Claire Bridgman (Drum Brae/Gyle) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent in July 2018. Ashley Graczyk (Sighthill/Gorgie) moved from Conservative to Independent in July 2018. Gavin Barrie (Inverleith) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent in April 2018. Lewis Ritchie (Leith Walk) made the same move in February 2018.
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