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Consultation on taxi restrictions

Following a proposal by Green councillors, backed by the Regulatory committee of Edinburgh Council, there is an ongoing consultation into restrictions on the age of taxis able to operate in the city. The council is consulting until Friday 2nd June using an online form with 20 simple questions. Please consider filling it out to make […]


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Challenging the benefit cap

Tackling Edinburgh’s housing crisis will be a litmus test of the new council over the next 5 years, says Alex Staniforth.


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Interim arrangements for the council

Today Edinburgh City Council agreed short term arrangements to break the political impasse that has gripped the city since the council elections on 4 May. Steve Burgess explains.


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Greens proposal to break capital political logjam

Green councillors have outlined a interim proposal to break the political logjam which has persisted in Edinburgh since the council election on 4 May.


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Caring for Edinburgh

Improving care in Edinburgh might also unlock the capital’s political logjam, argues Susan Rae.


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UK election 2017 and the Greens

Green councillor Gavin Corbett, offers his personal take on the UK general election on 8 June.


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Green councillors push for Edinburgh to move forward

Green councillors today backed the breaking of the political logjam which has gripped Edinburgh for two weeks. 


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Making clean air a priority

The new city council should make clean air an early priority, argues Claire Miller.


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Political direction for Edinburgh

Green councillor Steve Burgess reflects on Edinburgh’s emerging post-election arrangements.


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Aftermath

It’s time for local services to be truly valued, says Alison Johnstone.