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.
Dundee's MSPs have written to the prime minister demanding that money spent on the Capital of Culture 2023 bid is reimbursed.
The leaders of all six city council authorities in Scotland have given their support for Dundee's bid to become European Capital of Culture 2023.
Hundreds more jobs at Fife Council will be lost if the SNP repeats its assault on local authorities in the Scottish Budget.
Scotand's local government body has warned John Swinney "hasty" changes to the country's education system "could do irreparable damage for future generations".