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Outer Hebrides,

Scotland: see Hebrides, theHebrides, the
, Western Isles,
or Western Islands,
group of more than 50 islands, W and NW Scotland. Less than a fifth of the islands are inhabited. The Outer Hebrides
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People in the Orkney Islands and Eilean Siar are among the most satisfied with their life.
Finance Minister Tom McCabe announced the aid package for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the Western Isles local authority, to help repair the infrastructure.
Glasgow PS269m PS650 Inverclyde PS33m PS630 Dundee 58 600 West Dunbartonshire 36 600 North Ayrshire 51 580 North Lanarkshire 123 560 Clackmannanshire 18 550 East Ayrshire 43 540 Renfrewshire 60 530 South Lanarkshire 104 510 South Ayrshire 35 500 West Lothian 57 490 Dumfries & Galloway 44 480 Fife 113 480 Midlothian 25 480 Falkirk 48 470 Argyll and Bute 24 430 East Lothian 27 430 Angus 30 410 Highland 60 410 Edinburgh 135 400 Scottish Borders 29 400 Eilean Siar 6 380 Perth and Kinross 36 380 Stirling 22 380 Moray 21 360 East Renfrewshire 20 350 Orkney Islands 5 350 East Dunbartonshire 22 340 Aberdeen 52 330 Aberdeenshire 49 300 Shetland Islands 4 290 Scotland 1660 480 Overall impact of welfare reform on Scotland by 2014-15(1), by local authority
Aberdeenshire, Eilean Siar (Western Isles), Moray, Orkney and Shetland are the only council areas with no wards with a child poverty rate above 20 per cent.
The increases in Falkirk, Aberdeenshire, North Ayrshire, Highland, Stirling, East Dunbartonshire and Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar were all five per cent or more.
The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings for rain in parts of Highlands and Eilean Siar, Strathclyde, Central, Tayside, Fife, south-west Scotland, Lothian and the Borders.
None of the 15 per cent most deprived areas were in Eilean Siar, Moray, Orkney or Shetland, according to the index.
7billion is spent by councils on local services Labour SNP Lib Dem Conservative Independent 1 Aberdeen 2 Aberdeenshire 3 Angus 4 Argyll & Bute 5 Clackmannanshire 6 Dumfries & Galloway 7 Dundee City 8 East Ayrshire 9 East Dunbartonshire 10 East Lothian 11 East Renfrewshire 12 City of Edinburgh 13 Eilean Siar 14 Falkirk 15 Fife 16 Glasgow City 17 Highland 18 Inverclyde 19 Midlothian 20 Moray 21 North Ayrshire 22 North Lanarkshire 23 Orkney 24 Perth & Kinross 25 Renfrewshire 26 Scottish Borders 27 Shetland 28 South Ayrshire 29 South Lanarkshire 30 Stirling 31 West Dunbartonshire 32 West Lothian
Aberdeen pounds 55 pounds 60 Aberdeenshire pounds 50 pounds 50 Angus pounds 50 pounds 50 Argyll and Bute pounds 50 pounds 50 Clackmannanshire pounds 55 pounds 55 Dumfries and Galloway pounds 56 pounds 56 Dundee pounds 45 pounds 50 East Ayrshire pounds 50 pounds 50 East Dunbartonshire pounds 50 pounds 50 East Lothian pounds 60 pounds 65 East Renfrewshire pounds 50 pounds 50 Edinburgh pounds 43 pounds 50 Eilean Siar pounds 45 pounds 50 Falkirk pounds 50 pounds 50 Fife pounds 55 pounds 55 Glasgow pounds 47 pounds 47 Highland pounds 50 pounds 50 Inverclyde pounds 60 pounds 60 Midlothian pounds 60 pounds 65 Moray pounds 45 pounds 45 North Ayrshire pounds 50 pounds 50 North Lanarkshire pounds 70 pounds 70 Orkney pounds 53.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) yesterday announced their deal with green energy giants Air Products.
Eighteen of the 31 councillors on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) are fluent Gaelic speakers.
This shows the commitment of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar to the revitalisation of Gaelic in the Western Isles.