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COSLA operates a 24 hour, 365 day a year media service. The media team issues statements and news about Scottish local government, and campaigns on specific issues. Media enquiries should be directed to David J Kennedy, Head of Media and Communications, 0131 474 9205,

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7 March 2018

COSLA response to the Minister for Local Government and Housing

Responding to the Minister for Local Government and Housing Kevin Stewart’s comments earlier today (Wednesday) on the most recent set of recommendation from the Homelessness and...
8 March 2018

Improvement Service Appoints Interim Chief Executive

The Improvement Service today (Thursday) announced the appointment of an interim Chief Executive, initially for 8 months, who will succeed Colin Mair, who retires at the end of...
12 March 2018

26 million pounds for local regeneration

Communities across Scotland will benefit from a share of £26 million to support local regeneration.A total of 24 projects will be awarded funding in 2018/19 as part of the...
16 March 2018

COSLA comment on attainment gap figures

COSLA's Children and Young People Spokesperson Councillor Stephen McCabe said: “While COSLA welcomes these figures, we are deeply aware that a lot of work is still needed to...