Political composition

East Dunbartonshire Council has a minority administration made up of 7 Scottish National Party members.

Political Parties - May 2017

  • Scottish Labour Party - 2 Members
  • Scottish National Party (SNP) - 7 Members
  • Scottish Liberal Democrats - 6 Members
  • Scottish Conservatives - 6 Members
  • Independents - 1 Members

Political Parties - September 2012

East Dunbartonshire Council has a majority coalition administration made up of Scottish Labour, Scottish Liberal Democrats and Scottish Conservatives.

  • Scottish Labour Party - 9 Members
  • Scottish National Party (SNP) - 8 Members
  • Scottish Liberal Democrats - 3 Members
  • Scottish Conservatives - 2 Members
  • Independents - 2 Members

 

Local Government By-Election - 13 September 2012

On 13 September 2012, the Council held a By-election in Ward 4 - Campsie and Kirkintilloch North following the passing of Councillor Charles Kennedy in July.  The By-Election resulted in Gemma Welsh, Scottish Labour Party being elected as a Councillor for Ward 4.  As a result the existing majority coalition was increased by one to nine Labour members, three Liberal Democrats and two Conservatives.

Party De-Registration

Following a request by the party, the Electoral Commission de-registered the East Dunbartonshire Independent Alliance from the list of political parties. Councillor Young joins Councillor Cumming as an Independent member on the Council.

 

Local Government Elections - 3 May 2012

Following the Local Government Elections of 3 May 2012 the political composition of East Dunbartonshire Council is as follows

 

Political Composition 2007 - April 2012

During 2009 East Dunbartonshire Council held two By-Elections following the death of former Provost Hannah (Lab) and the resignation of Councillor Hutchison (Cons). The results of the by-election changed the political composition of the Council with Councillors Moir (Lab) and Ghai (Lib Dem) being elected in June and December 2009, respectively.

East Dunbartonshire Council - Political Composition - 2010


 

East Dunbartonshire Council - Political Composition 2007

Following the results of the Local Government Elections held on 3 May 2007, the Council now has the following parties represented on the Council. The details for each Ward are shown below including the STV election result for each ward:

Ward 1

Ward 2

Ward 3

Ward 4

Ward 5

Ward 6

Ward 7

Ward 8

Cllr Binks

Cllr Cumming

Cllr Douglas

Cllr Dempsey

Cllr Hendry

Cllr Hannah

Cllr Geekie

Cllr Jamieson

Cllr Gibbons

Cllr
Mackay

Cllr Hutchison

Cllr Kennedy

Cllr McNair

Cllr
Low

Cllr Jarvis

Cllr MacDonald

Cllr
Gotts

Cllr
Stewart

Cllr
Moody

Cllr
Ritchie

Cllr
Walker

Cllr
O'Donnell

Cllr
Renwick

Cllr
Young