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‘Tourist tax’ report unveiled

Edinburgh council has published its plans for the UK’s first ‘tourist tax’.


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Green councillors urge fair funding for Capital

Green councillors in Edinburgh have urged the Scottish Government to deliver a fair funding settlement for the Capital.


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Support for Green empty homes proposal in Edinburgh welcomed

Green councillors have welcomed City of Edinburgh Council support for their proposal to appoint a dedicated empty homes officer for the city.


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MSP report

Lothian Green MSPs’ report January 2019

Alison Johnstone MSP and Andy Wightman MSP – Branch report, January 2019 This is a report to you, our Party colleagues, focusing on our work as MSPs in recent weeks. To keep up with our work from day-to-day, you can follow us via our social media pages, and the Party website:   On twitter: @alisonjohnstone and @andywightman On facebook: @Alison.Johnstone.Green and @AndyWightmanMSP On greens.scot: Alison’s […]


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Putting mental health first

Mental ill health must be treated in safe familiar surroundings where and when it is needed says Melanie Main.


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Green councillors in Edinburgh react to “deepest budget cuts in memory”

Green councillor Gavin Corbett has responded to a proposed £41m package of budget cuts for Edinburgh next year.


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Green councillors report December 2018

Policy Work Claire Miller sits on the cross-party working group on Brexit, and during December while the withdrawal agreement was becoming increasingly uncertain, she raised questions and got agreement for more intense work to prepare Edinburgh for a No Deal scenario, and began to form partnerships to continue attracting and welcoming European people into Edinburgh. […]