Scottish local elections, 1995

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Scottish local elections, 1995
1994 ←
6 April 1995 (1995-04-06)
→ 1999
All 1,222 seats to Scottish councils

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Who controls each council

Local elections were held in Scotland on 6 April 1995, as part of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994. The elections were held for the 29 new mainland unitary authorities created under the act, which replaced the nine former regions established in 1975. The three island areas (Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles) were retained from the previous system. These areas did not take part in the 1995 election, having held local elections on 5 May 1994.

National results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 5 April 1995 Scottish council election results
Parties Votes Votes % Councillors
Labour 742,557 43.57 613
SNP 444,918 26.11 181
Conservative 196,109 11.51 82
Liberal Democrats 166,141 9.79 121
Independent 130,642 7.67 151
Other 23,781 1.36 7
Total 1,702,148 1,155

Results by council area[edit]

Council 1995 result Details
Aberdeen City Labour
Aberdeenshire No overall control
Angus SNP
Argyll and Bute Independent
Clackmannanshire Labour
Dumfries and Galloway Labour
Dundee City Labour
East Ayrshire Labour
East Dunbartonshire Labour
East Lothian Labour
East Renfrewshire No overall control
City of Edinburgh Labour
Falkirk Labour
Fife Labour Details
Glasgow City Labour
Highland Independent
Inverclyde Labour
Midlothian Labour
Moray SNP
North Ayrshire Labour
North Lanarkshire Labour
Perth and Kinross SNP
Renfrewshire No overall control
Scottish Borders No overall control
South Ayrshire Labour
South Lanarkshire Labour
Stirling Labour
West Dunbartonshire Labour
West Lothian Labour

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Preceded by
Scottish local Regional elections, 1994
Scottish local elections Succeeded by
Scottish local elections, 1999