The first minister said it showed the only party that could possibly "stand up" to the Tories were the SNP, and Ms Davidson said it demonstrated the only party that could "stand up" to the SNP were the Scottish Conservatives.
"I think this (General Election) has the possibility to reshape not just the electoral map of Scotland, but the politics of Scotland and the framework of the question of constitution in Scotland.it's that important".
"But let's take the Tory argument at face value". They want to pick fights with Europe.
Susan Aitken reveals that she and her deputy, David McDonald, were in informal contact with COSLA ahead of the elections, and that further talks are now scheduled to put the reconciliation on a formal footing. They came second in the election and the SNP came first.
Councillors Stocks said: "As far I'm concerned we won the election in North Lanarkshire and it is our right to try to form the next administration".
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Labour has lost overall control of Glasgow city council for the first time in 40 years, as the party suffered defeats in local elections across the country.
"The SNP is the only party that can stand up to the Tories and, working with the Scottish Parliament, SNP MPs will fight these devastating policies". In Paisley's Ferguslie Park, identified previous year as having Scotland's greatest level of deprivation, the Tories chalked up a councillor.
"The Tories put an independence referendum at the heart of their campaign". They go into with 54 - and most of them with large majorities. Although that marked the first time that the SNP had managed to outpoll Labour in local elections, the outcome was, in truth, widely regarded as a disappointment for the nationalists.
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Ms Sturgeon played down suggestions her party had not done as well as expected, saying: "This is the end of an era for Glasgow, but the start of an exciting new era".
The SNP had been hoping to topple Labour from the Glasgow stronghold where it has held power for more than three decades. Therefore, although the Labour Party is down I don't think it is yet out.
If the results of Thursday's polls in Wales, Scotland and 32 county councils in England were repeated nationally, the Conservatives would be on 38%, Labour 27%, the Lib Dems 18% and UKIP 5%, according to analysis by polling expert John Curtice.
The Scottish Conservatives appear set to make significant gains in Scotland, as local election results beginning to roll in.
"The Tories are helping us in their rather presumptuous announcements that they're going to win the seat".
Mr Rowley stressed: "The SNP failed to win a single majority anywhere in Scotland, and the nature of the voting system means that cross-party deals may be agreed". Similarly, given the respective SNP and Conservative vote shares in Moray (31.6% to 36.1%), home to Angus Robertson, the party's Westminster leader could also be in trouble. In contrast Labour are down by 23, with 39 councillors elected.
Labour MSP Anas Sarwar said losing seats is "disappointing" for the party.
"In places such as Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, East Lothian, Inverclyde, Fife and elsewhere, the Tories are in a distant third place".
"In standing up to the SNP's drive for separation, she is now more in touch with Scotland than Nicola Sturgeon".