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National framework for a successful, inclusive Scotland

By Dorothy Bruce First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today launched  the new framework for building a more successful and inclusive Scotland, and the way in which...

Is there a freeze on asking Labour any council tax policy...

By G.A.Ponsonby John Swinney delivered his budget for next year yesterday.  Any Scottish Finance Minister has limited scope in what he or she can do...

BROADCAST NEWS 10: Labour dictates RepScot agenda, amidst Murphy clangers

Professor John Robertson's Armchair View Pt 10 My summary of the broadcasting news might be summarised best by suggesting that Labour call for surplus teachers...

Calls for Scottish Labour to rein in local councillors over Cosla...

  By G.A.Ponsonby  The Scottish Labour party is facing calls to rein in local party councillors after newspaper reports suggested they were planning to...

The local authority elections are over – but there’s another hidden...

By Martin Kelly  It’s been a strange week.  Images from the May 3rd local election results gave the impression that Labour had won.  Smiling, cheering,...

Respect

Comment by Mark Irvine COSLA - the umbrella body for Scotland's councils - has been all over the airwaves today blathering on about...

Confusion as Cosla and Unions pour cold water on deal to...

by G.A.Ponsonby Scotland’s local authority umbrella group Cosla has poured cold water on suggestions that a deal may be struck between councils and the...

Cosla unity destroyed by Labour group

POLITICS...In the same week as their Holyrood counterparts helped block minimum pricing for alcohol, Labour's council bloc have caused chaos within local authority umbrella...

Cosla ‘Disruption’ Fears as Labour Panic Over Council Tax Freeze

POLITICS...Discussions to be held by Cosla could be ‘disrupted’ by Labour councillors intent on attacking the SNP over Alex Salmond’s recent pledge to fund...