The Partnership Agreement between Local Government and Scottish Government

On Friday 30th June 2023, representatives from Scottish Local Government and the Scottish Government signed an historical Partnership Agreement.

The signing of the Partnership Agreement, known as ‘The Verity House Agreement, signified a shared vision for a more collaborative approach to delivering our shared priorities for the people of Scotland.

There were eleven signatories in total representing Local Government and the Scottish Government including COSLA President, Councillor Shona Morrison and the First Minister, The Right Honourable Humza Yousaf.

The Partnership Agreement can be read here in full.

The Partnership Agreement with introduction from the Scottish Government can be read here.

The full list of signatories can be read here.

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