Alex Salmond has described Alba’s results during the local elections as ‘very disappointing’.

But he added that the Alba Party remains “undaunted” despite failing to have any councillors elected.

The party put up 111 candidates – a number of whom were elected as SNP councillors in 2017 before defecting to Mr Salmond’s party when it launched last year.

But none of the candidates managed to gain a seat in any of Scotland’s 32 local authorities, the same fate that befell the party at last year’s Holyrood election.

Among those to lose their seat was Chris McEleny, the party’s general secretary, who received 126 votes.

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