Independents 5. Capital of Scotland; seat of the Scottish Parliament. Second largest authority in Scotland. Hit trouble with a massively expensive tram project approved in 2007.
Craigentinny/Duddingston has a byelection on 12 November (held by the Scottish National Party). Derek Howie (Liberton/Gilmerton) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent in July 2020 and is now allied with the Scottish Green Party.
Next local elections