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The price of high rents

Edinburgh’s tenants need a break says Susan Rae. Our city has more private tenants than anywhere else in Scotland. 63,000, or one in 4…

Water of life

Let’s see more public water taps in the city, says Alex Staniforth. I know that many councillors take part in clean-ups of parks, rivers…

Caring for Edinburgh

Improving care in Edinburgh might also unlock the capital’s political logjam, argues Susan Rae. According to last week’s report into care in Edinburgh our…

Political direction for Edinburgh

Green councillor Steve Burgess reflects on Edinburgh’s emerging post-election arrangements. Greens have always valued co-operation and discussion in politics. Traditional tribalism often gets in…

Aftermath

It’s time for local services to be truly valued, says Alison Johnstone. Despite the importance of council services, such as schools, social care and…