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Green councillor Gavin Corbett says budgets need to balance big picture ideas with real open-ness about the future of specific services.

Council budget: strategy and accountancy

Green councillor Gavin Corbett says budgets need to balance big picture ideas with real open-ness about the future of specific services.

Another festival has come and gone so it’s now time to strike the right balance between tourism and residents says Alex Staniforth.

City tourism: striking the balance

Another festival has come and gone so it’s now time to strike the right balance between tourism and residents says Alex Staniforth.

A Green Festival City is a great Festival City, argues Alex Staniforth.

Greener festival, greener city

A Green Festival City is a great Festival City, argues Alex Staniforth.

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Green councillors are seeking public support for Edinburgh City Council to be given the powers to introduce a transient visitor levy or “tourist tax”.

Green councillors launch petition for “tourist tax” powers

Green councillors are seeking public support for Edinburgh City Council to be given the powers to introduce a transient visitor levy or “tourist tax”.

It’s all change for Green councillors this week as the 8-strong group introduces new faces at the helm for the next year. Longstanding group convenor Steve Burgess and co-convenor Melanie […]

New co-convenors for Green councillors group in Edinburgh

It’s all change for Green councillors this week as the 8-strong group introduces new faces at the helm for the next year. Longstanding group convenor Steve Burgess and co-convenor Melanie […]

Scotland’s capital is being denied “normal European city” status due to Scottish Government inaction on visitor levies, according to Scottish Greens local government spokesperson Andy Wightman MSP.

Edinburgh Visitor Levy: Wightman Challenges FM

Scotland’s capital is being denied “normal European city” status due to Scottish Government inaction on visitor levies, according to Scottish Greens local government spokesperson Andy Wightman MSP.