Scottish Borders

  • Council Control: Con/Ind
  • Conservatives 15
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 2
  • Green 0
  • SNP 8
  • Other 9

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.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Scotland

Address
Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0SA

Phone
01835 824000

Website
http://www.scotborders.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1253.91