Scotland local elections 2017

The Conservatives gain seats, while Labour loses control of Glasgow Council for the first time in 40 years. Boundary changes have occurred in many councils in Scotland. Seat change is based on notional 2012 results, which estimate what the results would have been then if the new boundaries had been in place.

How results are calculated and reported.

National councils scoreboard

National councils scoreboard
Party Councils Seats
CouncilsTotal Councils Change SeatsTotal Seats Change

Party Independent

Councils Total3 Councils Change- Seats Total172 Seats Change−26

Party SNP

Councils Total0 Councils Change−1 Seats Total431 Seats Change−7

Party Conservative

Councils Total0 Councils Change- Seats Total276 Seats Change+164

Party Labour

Councils Total0 Councils Change−3 Seats Total262 Seats Change−133

Party Liberal Democrat

Councils Total0 Councils Change- Seats Total67 Seats Change−3

Party Green

Councils Total0 Councils Change- Seats Total19 Seats Change+5

Party Liberal

Councils Total0 Councils Change- Seats Total0 Seats Change-

Party Residents' Association

Councils Total0 Councils Change- Seats Total0 Seats Change-

Party UKIP

Councils Total0 Councils Change- Seats Total0 Seats Change-

Party No Overall Control

Councils Total29 Councils Change+4 Seats Total- Seats Change-
After 32 of 32 councils Seat change compared with

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Councils A-Z

  1. Aberdeen
    NOC NO CHANGE
  2. Aberdeenshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  3. Angus
    NOC NO CHANGE
  4. Argyll & Bute
    NOC NO CHANGE
  5. Clackmannanshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  6. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
    IND HOLD
  7. Dumfries & Galloway
    NOC NO CHANGE
  8. Dundee
    SNP LOSE TO NOC
  9. East Ayrshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  10. East Dunbartonshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  11. East Lothian
    NOC NO CHANGE
  12. East Renfrewshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  13. Edinburgh
    NOC NO CHANGE
  14. Falkirk
    NOC NO CHANGE
  15. Fife
    NOC NO CHANGE
  16. Glasgow
    LAB LOSE TO NOC
  17. Highland
    NOC NO CHANGE
  18. Inverclyde
    NOC NO CHANGE
  19. Midlothian
    NOC NO CHANGE
  20. Moray
    NOC NO CHANGE
  21. North Ayrshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  22. North Lanarkshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  23. Orkney
    IND HOLD
  24. Perth & Kinross
    NOC NO CHANGE
  25. Renfrewshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  26. Scottish Borders
    NOC NO CHANGE
  27. Shetland
    IND HOLD
  28. South Ayrshire
    NOC NO CHANGE
  29. South Lanarkshire
    LAB LOSE TO NOC
  30. Stirling
    NOC NO CHANGE
  31. West Dunbartonshire
    LAB LOSE TO NOC
  32. West Lothian
    NOC NO CHANGE

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Conservatives hold Adur

Labour gained four seats and UKIP lost four seats, but it is the Conservatives who hold Adur in Sussex with 16 seats.

Sir Vince Cable: This is the beginning of the fightback

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Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable says his party can celebrate "a great victory" in Richmond, where they gained control of the council from the Conservatives.

He told reporters: "We are doing extremely well not just here but in northern cities like Hull, Sunderland and Liverpool.

"This is the beginning of the fightback, whether it's against Labour or Conservatives.

"We are reasserting ourselves as a major national force."