Communities

COSLA RESPONSE TO THE PUBLICATION OF THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT'S PLANNING CONSULTATION

Councillor Stephen Hagan, COSLA Development, Economy and Sustainability Spokesperson said:
 

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Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:46

COSLA AND SCOTTISH WOMEN'S AID PUBLISH GOOD PRACTICE GUIDANCE

COSLA and Scottish Women’s Aid published a good practice note on Commissioning Domestic Abuse Services last week, marking the end of this year’s 16 days of activism to end violence against women campaign.

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Mon, 12/12/2016 - 12:46

CUTS TO COUNCILS MEAN CUTS TO THE POOREST PEOPLE WITHIN COMMUNITIES

COSLA has today (Monday) warned governments in both Westminster and Holyrood that cuts to councils mean cuts to communities and primarily the poorest people within communities.


Speaking in advance of the UK Chancellor’s budget statement on Wednesday COSLA’s Finance Spokesperson Councillor Kevin Keenan said:


“The decisions taken by the UK Government later this week, and then by Scottish Government Ministers next month, will have a massive bearing on communities in terms of local services and local jobs.

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Mon, 21/11/2016 - 09:48