By-elections

By-Election Result: Buckie

Given the opportunity to vote they were denied in May, this ward snaps back to normality after the oddity of an uncontested Lib Dem councillor, with the SNP asserting what would likely have been May’s result of a double had they not failed to stand enough candidates. […]

By-elections

By-Election Preview: Kintyre and the Islands (Argyll and Bute) 29th of September 2022

The sad passing of an Independent councillor triggers the first “ordinary” by-election of the 2022-27 council term. What looks on the face of it to be an SNP-Lib Dem-Independent contest may be less rosy for the Lib Dems if their councillor of three decades has become reliant on his personal vote. […]