The next local government election is taking place on 5 May. With some of the council leadership not putting their names forward again, a significant shake-up in local politics can be expected. Added into the mix this time is an increased emphasis on party politics, with the Scottish Greens, Scottish Labour and the SNP fielding candidates.
North Isles (2 councillors)
Shetland North (3 councillors)
Shetland West (8 councillors)
Shetland Central (6 councillors)
Lerwick North and Bressay (5 councillors)
Lerwick South (7 councillors)
Shetland South (5 councillors)
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