Independent 2. Stirling was given city status in 2002. Council also includes Bannockburn, site of 1314 battle, and commuter town of Dunblane. West is Callander (location for 'Dr Finlay's Casebook') and the eastern banks of Loch Lomond.
Maureen Bennison (Bannockburn) moved from Scottish National Party to Independent in August 2020.
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