Independents 8. Mostly industrial area west of Glasgow; the divide between Roman Catholic and Protestant community in Airdrie and Coatbridge led to accusations against the former Monklands council. Also includes former steel-making centre of Ravenscraig.
Fortissat and Thorniewood have byelections on 4 March (held by an Independent elected for the Scottish National Party, and by the Scottish National Party). Mark Kerr (Kilsyth) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent in July 2020.
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