COSLA News

Response to EU Referendum

Commenting on the result of the EU Referendum, COSLA President Councillor David O’Neill said today (Friday): 

Article published: 
Fri, 24/06/2016 - 13:40

COSLA committed to increasing women’s representation in local government in Scotland.

COSLA has today (Tuesday) agreed to pledge its commitment to increasing women's representation in local government in Scotland.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the full Convention and was based on a suggestion from Cllr Ronnie Nicholson, Leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council. This builds upon the UN's recent Pledge for Parity initiative which was a focus of International's Women's Day last week and will likely be a continuing focus of the 60th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) over the next 2 weeks.

Article published: 
Wed, 16/03/2016 - 16:54