Labour and the SNP have emerged as the big winners in the Inverclyde Council election.
Labour has nine of the 22 councillors, followed by SNP on eight. There are three independent councillors and two Conservatives.
Outgoing Provost Martin Brennan’s daughter Francesca was elected to Inverclyde North. Jim MacLeod, who had been a councillor for 15 years, was not re-elected.
Also unsuccessful were Alba candidates, father and son Jim and Chris McEleny. Martin McCluskey became the first Labour councillor for Gourock in a decade.
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Result: Ward 1 – Inverclyde East (Uncontested)
Result: Ward 2 – Inverclyde East:
Result: Ward 3 – Inverclyde Central:
Result. Ward 4 – Inverclyde North:
Result. Ward 5 – Inverclyde West:
Result. Ward 6 – Inverclyde South West:
Result. Ward 7 – Inverclyde South:
This article and image appeared in Inverclyde Now.