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Tag: councils

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,...

Concerns raised over growing number of Labour/Tory council pacts

By a Newsnet reporter  The number of pacts between Labour local authority groups and their Tory counterparts has prompted fears that the views of...

Salmond hails “best ever” result as SNP records election hat-trick

By Martin Kelly  SNP leader Alex Salmond has hailed the success of the party's local government election campaign, following figures which show the party...

Treasury to take extra £120 million from Scottish Councils to pay...

POLITICS...The Sunday Post has exposed a UK Treasury plan to raise the interest payments levied on local authorities by 1% in order to address the UK’s...

Public Services Cannot Survive Labour’s Deficit

The financial mess left behind by the Labour party is set to lead to swinging cuts to public services across Scotland as the Westminster...