Highland

  • Council Control: Ind/LD/Lab
  • Conservatives 10
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 9
  • Green 1
  • SNP 18
  • Other 32
  • Vacant 1

Independent 26, Independents for Independence 3, Non-aligned 1, Real Independent 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.

Aird and Loch Ness has a byelection on 11 March 2021 (held by the Conservatives). Three Scottish National Party councillors formed the Independents for Independence group in September 2020.

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