Council officers have spoken out on the impact of funding cuts for Tayside and Fife communities ahead of the Scottish Budget.
Development problems were identified in 1,135 toddlers in Tayside and Fife in a year.
Final YouGov poll predicts six SNP gains including two in Courier Country but Tories to win small majority
A poll on the eve of the general election has predicted six SNP gains but a small Tory majority overall.
Councils face a “crazy” assault on their finances from a Scottish Government clampdown on a cost-saving scheme.
Theresa May has dropped as huge hint her government will sign off the Tay Cities deal, securing millions of pounds to transform the local area.
The snap general election may be dominating the headlines, but Scotland goes to the polls this week in another important vote.
Tayside and Fife councils are having £23m cut from their day-to-day budgets under the funding deal tabled by ministers.
RBS has been accused of misleading parliament by denying it used staff targets to move customers online.
An 11-year-old was among the thousands of people stopped and searched by police in Tayside and Fife last year, new figures show.
Local universities could lose millions of pounds worth of funding crucial to their very futures when the UK leaves the European Union, it can be revealed.