Highland

  • Council Control: Ind/LD/Lab
  • Conservatives 10
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 11
  • Green 1
  • SNP 19
  • Other 29
  • Vacant 1

Independent 24, Highland Matters 3 (the Scottish Green Party councillor is also in this group), Non-aligned 1, Sutherland Independent 1. Large authority in northern Scotland, from Glencoe and Fort William north to Cape Wrath and John O'Groats. Includes city of Inverness. Tourism, fishing, and whisky industries; also includes Dounreay nuclear power station.

Caol and Mallaig has a vacancy (held by an Independent). The Scottish National Party won a seat from the Conservatives in Fort William and Ardnamurchan ward on 2 December. The Liberal Democrats gained seats in Inverness West, and Wick and East Caithness, at byelections on 12 August.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Scotland

Address
Glenurquhart Road, Inverness IV3 5NX

Phone
01463 702000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1332.33