Councillors Report For January

Green Group in Chamber May 2012Edinburgh’s Green Group of Councillors have released their report to members for January.

With the Council planning to reorganise, Green Councillors have serious concerns about how this will impact council staff and third sector  funding.

Also this month, Greens asked the Council to challenge the Department for Work and Pensions over draconian benefit ‘sanctions’, which has seen 24 foodbanks spring up across the city, and we managed to secure a reduction in the minimum age that residents can bring a petition to the Council to 16.

You can read the full report here.