If there is such a thing as the direct opposite of “barnstorming”, then you’ll probably find it during speeches in local government meetings.
Cuts to education outlined as part of Fife Council’s budget for 2019 have come in for strong criticism from some quarters.
Fife’s joint SNP/Labour administration has pushed through plans to bridge a £9.1 million budget gap for the coming year by increasing council tax by 3% and making £4.8 million of savings.
Council tax will rise by 3% in Angus after the ruling administration won a battle of the budgets.
Councillors in Dundee agreed a 3% rise in council tax yesterday after a gruelling five-hour meeting to set next year's revenue budget.
Dundee City Council is today deciding on the city's revenue budget for 2019/20.
Fife’s joint SNP/Labour administration has passed plans to bridge a £9.1 million budget gap for the coming year by increasing council tax by 3% and making £4.8 million of savings.
Activists gathered outside Fife Council’s headquarters in Glenrothes on Thursday morning ahead of the annual budget setting meeting to voice their disgust at further cuts to services.
A new fund to stop children going hungry during the school holidays will be put forward in Angus Council’s draft budget.
An ambitious swimming pool project, which was feared dead in the water after a major funding blow last year, has been resurrected.