Local Elections 2022

LE22: Diving into the Detail

In the (just over a) week since the local elections, I’ve been plugging away at data collation. All 32 councils now have their headline figures for both votes and seats up on dedicated pages, linked to from an overall results […]

Local Elections 2022

LE22: The Headline Results

This year’s local elections delivered a lukewarm result for the SNP, whilst Labour reclaimed second place from a beleaguered Conservative party. The Lib Dems also made solid gains, and the Greens delivered an expectation-busting record result. […]

Local Elections 2022

LE22 Party Profile: Scottish Liberal Democrats

It’s been a dire decade for the (Liberal) Democrats, and last year’s Holyrood result raised the spectre of continuing woes. A slight improvement in polling however, combined with weakened Conservatives, might offer a chance for stabilisation or even regrowth. […]