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.
Inverness West, and Wick and East Caithness, have byelections on 12 August (both held by Independents). An Independent gained a seat from the Conservatives in Aird and Loch Ness on 11 March 2021.
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