Rahul Sharma

Fife Council election, 2007

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3 May 2007 (2007-05-03)  2012 →
Glenrothes West and Kinglassie  Tay Bridgehead
11 seats,  23 seats,
Peter Grant  Elizabeth Riches
36 seats  11 seats,
Fife Council election, 2007
The Lochs  Glenrothes West and Kinglassie

Elections to Fife Council were held on 3 May 2007, the same day as the other Scottish local government elections and the Scottish Parliament general election. The election was the first one using 23 new wards created as a results of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004, each ward will elect three or four councillors using the single transferable vote system a form of proportional representation. The new wards replace 78 single-member wards which used the plurality (first past the post) system of election.

Scottish National Party and Scottish Liberal Democrats formed a collation to run the council for the next 5 years.

Changes Since 2007 Election

  • †East Neuk and Landward, Cllr Mike Scott-Hayward joined the United Kingdom Independence Party after leaving the Conservative Party
  • ††Kirkcaldy East, Cllr George Leslie quit the Scottish National Party and became an Independent
  • References

    Fife Council election, 2007 Wikipedia

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