The second election to Tayside Regional Council was held on 2 May 1978 as part of the wider 1978 Scottish regional elections. The election saw the Conservatives maintain their control of the region, gaining an absolute majority. following the election the Conservative former Lord Provost of Dundee, William K. Fitzgerald, became convener of the council.[1]

Aggregate results

Tayside Regional election, 1978[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 25 Increase2
  Labour 15 Increase1
  Independent 6 Decrease3
  SNP 0 Steady
  Liberal 0 Steady

Ward results

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  1. ^ "MS 366 Tayside Region Conservative Group Minute Books 1974-1994". Archive Services Online Catalogue. University of Dundee. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  2. ^ p.9