Green MSPs and councillors representing the capital have reacted angrily to a proposal by the council to close the City of Edinburgh Music School.
It’s been a busy few months for our two Lothian MSPs, Alison Johnstone and Andy Wightman. You can read all about their latest work, successes, and campaigns in their: Autumn Members’ Update In just the past week our Green MSPs led the Scottish Parliament to ban fracking, successfully adding an amendment that would ensure […]
Edinburgh needs to get a lot more serious about tackling private sector empty homes, argues Susan Rae.
Gavin Corbett explains why City Of Edinburgh Council will be one of a number of councils pioneering citizen’s income.
In response to concern about rising private rents, the Scottish Parliament has passed new legislation which allows councils to designate areas as rent pressure zones (RPZs), the effect of which is to limit rent rises in existing tenancies. Ben Parker of Edinburgh Greens has analysed the case for using that new power in Edinburgh, as […]
It is 100 days since the SNP and Labour groups formally formed a Capital Coalition in Edinburgh: Melanie Main and Steve Burgess give a Green perspective on what it means for how the council works.