Devolution of powers from Westminster has stopped at Holyrood and not enough have passed down to local authorities, Cosla president Alison Evison will warn today.
Councils forced to go ‘cap in hand’ for Brexit preparations cash amid fears current plans could fall short
Local authorities across Scotland have been forced to go "cap in hand" to ministers to unlock funds set aside to help them prepare for Brexit amid fears existing spending plans may fall short of what is needed.
Fife Council’s co-leader has stressed the local authority is “doing everything we can to protect people” in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
High streets across Tayside and Fife are to be given a much-needed cash injection after more than £8 million worth of local investment was announced.
A Scottish Government scheme ensuring healthy meals for children in funded childcare was announced in Fife.
Trade union launches online calculator to highlight ‘shocking’ real-term wage losses ahead of strike ballot
Dundee organisers of Scotland's largest public sector-workers union have launched a new online calculator in a bid to highlight real-term wage losses for their members.
Grieving families no longer have to pay burial and cremation fees for people who die before they reach the age of 21.
Controversial plans to raise the cost of respite care have been shelved due to uncertainty over new legislation.
Councils have been warned to learn the lessons handed to Dundee after the local authority was defrauded of £1 million by one of their own IT experts.
Scotland’s roads are bearing the brunt of cuts to council budgets, new data shows.