Highlands & Islands

Western Isles Council leader and convener elected

A leader and convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar - Western Isles Council - have been elected.

Angus Campbell has been re-elected to serve as leader after securing 21 votes against the 10 for the only other candidate, Donald Manford.

Norman Macdonald was appointed convener after beating Norman Macleod and Rae Mackenzie.

In a first round of voting he had 12, to Norman Macleod's 11 and Rae Mackenzie's eight.

Mr Mackenzie was eliminated and Mr Macdonald went on to receive 16 to Mr Macleod's 15 votes.

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