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A chance to make local taxes fairer

Council Tax may not be a just system of local taxation but the Scottish Government consultation gives us an opportunity to make it fairer and increase money for public services, argues Green Cllr Alys Mumford


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What a difference a year makes

Cllr Alys Mumford points out the real, noticeable changes for the people of Edinburgh that their 10 Green councillors have made.


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Fight transphobia in any way we can

The least we can do is to take all the opportunities we can to say that we support, love, and will protect trans people.


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A budget for the future and poverty reduction

Good budget choices require bold leadership and the redistribution of wealth, argues Green councillor Alys Mumford


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Negotiating change in the Chambers

While Westminster politics is dominating our news cycles, twitter feeds and pub chats, Green wins at a local level are focused on the climate and social justice we need to see.


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When dodgy deals win, everybody loses

Newly-elected Green councillor, Alys Mumford, reflects on what the Labour/Lib Dem/Tory deal means for Edinburgh and democracy.


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Climate justice is something that we can achieve together

While Glasgow being the host city offered us a chance to get a bit nearer the action, there was much more than just the Clyde separating Scots from the negotiations happening inside.