Independents in ruling group 5, Argyll and Bute First 2 (this group also includes one Conservative), non-aligned 2, Independence for Scotland 1 (in ruling group). The southernmost of the inner Hebrides, down to the Kintyre peninsula. The administration is known as 'The Argyll, Lomond and the Islands Group'.
At a byelection on 18 March 2021 the Conservatives gained a seat in Helensburgh and Lomond South from the Liberal Democrats.
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