Scottish Lib Dems target 150 seats at next council elections

There’s been a bundle of good news at the Scottish Liberal Democrat conference this weekend, including:

And also:

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have set a target of winning more than 150 seats at the next council elections.

The party secured 87 seats in May [a gain of 20] but leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has already identified his goal for 2027. [BBC]

The next council elections may be four and a half years away, but it’s smart to start so early and with such a clear target, using it as a spur to establish or re-establish an active Liberal Democrat campaigning presence in more communities across the country.

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