Aligned Independent 10, Independent 3, Social Democrat 2, unaligned Independent 1, Democratic Independent 1, unaligned 1. Most of the Grampian peninsula, including Balmoral and the Buchan coast. There is a rainbow anti-SNP coalition administration.
Ellon and District ward has a byelection on 15 October (held by the Scottish National Party). Iain Sutherland (Peterhead North and Rattray) moved from Aligned Independent to Conservative in August 2020. Five Conservatives moved to Aligned Independent between March and June 2020; Alastair Bews (North Kincardine) and Leigh Wilson (Mearns) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent, to Social Democratic, in May-June 2020.
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