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Green councillors in Edinburgh have called on the city council to renew its case for a transient visitor levy as new First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon seeks to refresh her ministerial...

Greens say change of First Minster should signal change on visitor levy

Green councillors in Edinburgh have called on the city council to renew its case for a transient visitor levy as new First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon seeks to refresh her ministerial…

Private tenants in the capital need the assurance of a “living rent”, according to Green councillors.

Edinburgh needs “Living Rent”, say Green councillors

Private tenants in the capital need the assurance of a “living rent”, according to Green councillors.

Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian and a member of Holyrood’s economy and energy committee, is urging communities around the Forth to oppose plans for underground coal gasification. Drilling firm...

Coal gasification plans must be shut down says Johnstone

Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian and a member of Holyrood’s economy and energy committee, is urging communities around the Forth to oppose plans for underground coal gasification. Drilling firm…

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At one end of the ward I represent on Edinburgh Council is the Craiglockhart campus of Edinburgh Napier University, built originally in 1880.

War poets walking

At one end of the ward I represent on Edinburgh Council is the Craiglockhart campus of Edinburgh Napier University, built originally in 1880.

Yesterday I asked the Scottish Government whether they would meet with other parties to come up with a way forward on local government taxation.

Time to stop dodging the debate on Council Tax

Yesterday I asked the Scottish Government whether they would meet with other parties to come up with a way forward on local government taxation.

Below is a copy of an opinion piece I wrote for the Evening News on 1st November:

Fracking campaign gathers momentum

Below is a copy of an opinion piece I wrote for the Evening News on 1st November: