A Budget that has been criticised for exposing families to higher bills and starving councils of cash has been signed off by the Scottish Parliament.
Every Tory council leader in Scotland has signed a pledge opposing the introduction of a workplace parking levy.
The Greens have slammed the SNP for pandering to “right-wing voices” and failing to impose steeper income tax rises.
Madam, – I note your letters page has continued on the theme of “let’s bash the Scottish Greens for being influential”, this time around the prospect of workplace parking levies.
The Scottish Government has been criticised for not having adequate plans over incineration of waste before a vital Fife Council vote on a major incinerator near Cardenden.
The Scottish Budget has been approved after Finance Secretary Derek Mackay won the backing of Green MSPs by providing more cash for local services and holding out the promise that council tax could be scrapped in the next Parliament.
The Scottish Government has struck a deal with Green MSPs that will allow its Budget for 2019-20 to pass.
The Scottish Government has still not introduced legislation to protect beavers despite revealing it would do so more than two years ago.
The Greens are refusing to enter formal Budget negotiations with the Scottish Government unless ministers consider new tax rises.
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