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Lothian Green MSPs’ report – Sept 2019

Conservation of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill, Climate Strikes, young carers, short-term lets, Sick Kids public inquiry, No Deal Brexit, and more.


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A sporting chance for all

Gavin Corbett welcomes commitment to improve the condition of sports pitches in the capital but argues that more needs done to increase pitch availability and address costs.


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The Edinburgh Sick Kids Debacle

The public interest, not private shareholders, needs to drive hospital design says Alison Johnstone.


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Green councillors’ report – August / September 2019

Highlights from the Edinburgh Green group of councillors, August/ September 2019: policy, committee and ward news. This month has been especially important for climate protesters at the council. Despite advocacy by Steve Burgess and support on the licensing committee from Susan Rae, the climate protesters were told by SNP councillor Cathy Fullerton that they are […]


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Climate strikes: actions and words

Edinburgh’s treatment of school climate strikers shows actions out of step with words, argues Steve Burgess.