Current council

North Lanarkshire council is currently run by a minority Labour administration, supported by the Conservatives.

According to the 2020 Hands Up survey 38.4% of children in North Lanarkshire walked to school in 2020, 2.2% cycled and 1.6% scooted or skated. According to the 2021 Cycling Scotland annual monitoring report 2.4% of employees usually or regularly cycle to work and 31% of households have no access to a car. The council provided no data on its active travel spend. It adopted its first Active Travel Strategy in 2021.

2022 local election

Find your candidates at Who Can I Vote For or consult the Notice of Poll.

Parties standing (in alphabetical order)

Endorsements of our three asks:

  • Patrick McAleer, Green Party candidate for Gartcosh, Glenboig and Moodiesburn, responded: Happy to support @walkwheelcycle active travel asks for the #LocalElections2022.
  • Gordon Miller, Green Party candidate for Motherwell West responded: I’m a big supporter of the campaign. You can rest assured I’ll be a strong advocate for active travel for all of I have the privilege of being elected on 5 May.
  • Julie McAnulty, ISP candidate for Coatbridge North responded “More than happy to sign up for this”