Highland

  • Council Control: SNP/Ind
  • Conservatives 8
  • Labour 2
  • Liberal Democrats 14
  • Green 4
  • SNP 21
  • Other 24
  • Vacant 1

Highland Independent 18, Highland Alliance 5, Alba Party 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.

Tain and Easter Ross has a byelection on 13 June (held by a Highland Independent). An Independent gained a seat from the Liberal Democrats in Inverness South at a byelection on 11 April. Karl Rosie (Thurso and Northwest Caithness) moved from Scottish National Party to Highland Independent in February 2024, to Alba Party in March 2024. Patrick Logue (Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh) moved from Conservative to non-aligned in October 2023, to Liberal Democrat in February 2024.

Next local elections
2027

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)
£1427.19