Edinburgh

  • Council Control: SNP/Lab
  • Conservatives 17
  • Labour 11
  • Liberal Democrats 6
  • Green 8
  • SNP 15
  • Other 5
  • Vacant 1

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
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Scotland

Address
City Chambers, High Street EH1 1YJ

Phone
0131 200 2000

Website
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1338.59