Current council

Scottish Borders council is currently run by a coalition of the Conservatives and Independent Alliance.

According to the 2020 Hands Up survey 52.9% of children in the Scottish Borders walked to school in 2020, 2.6% cycled and 2.2% scooted or skated. According to the 2021 Cycling Scotland annual monitoring report 8.2% of employees usually or regularly cycle to work and 22% of households have no access to a car. The council’s active travel budget for 2019/20 was £190,834 (capital), which works out as a total of £1.65 per person. It does not appear to have an active travel strategy.

Local groupsCTC Lothians and Borders (Cycling UK member group).

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:

  • No parties or candidates have supported our three asks yet.