Independent 8, Alba 1. The historic counties of Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire, Berwickshire and Selkirkshire. Sparsely populated and very hilly; the Scottish government is reopening the Waverley line.
Davie Paterson (Hawick and Hermitage) joined the Alba Party in April 2021. The Conservatives gained a seat in Leaderdale and Melrose from the Scottish National Party on 11 March.
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