Log of Council by-elections

The log of council by-elections has been updated.

The  record of Council by-elections has been updated and is available on the Scottish Local Government By-elections page of this website.  

Following the Scottish Council Elections on 5 May 2022 across Scotland there were 3 undercontested wards, two for the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Barraigh agus Bhatarsaigh (Ward 1) and Sgìr' Ùige agus Carlabhagh (Ward 6) ) and one in Shetland  (North Isles (Ward 1).  By-elections to fill these vacancies were held as below:

Council Ward   Date of by-election
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Barraigh agus Bhatarsaigh  Ward 1  30/06/2022
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Sgìr' Ùige agus Carlabhagh  Ward 6 30/06/2022
Shetland Islands Council  North Isles Ward 1  4/08/2022

Since the elections on 5 May 2022 casual vacancies have also arisen on councils across the country.  These are recorded in the log on the Scottish Local Government By-elections page of this website.  The first of these are listed below:

Council Ward  Date
Argyll and Bute  Kintyre and the Islands  29/09/2022
Moray Buckie 3/11/2022
Glasgow Linn to be determined
Shetland Shetland West 17/11/2022



Published: 22nd August 2022