Greens are making a big difference in government. We want to do the same for our city, says Lorna Slater
Public toilets have more than shown their worth over the last two years, and the city’s trees need more attention to fight ash-dieback – Alex Staniforth gives a taste of a Green budget.
Let’s not lose sight of people power over public budgets, says Chas Booth
In the most challenging of times, tackling COVID-19, poverty and the climate emergency calls for a bold city budget for a Green Recovery, says Gavin Corbett
Edinburgh’s declaration of a climate emergency must be backed by a climate budget. That is according to the city’s eight Green councillors as they publish proposals for the council’s budget meeting this week.
New schools, homelessness, care for older people and tackling the climate emergency should be Edinburgh’s budget priorities, according to Green councillors.
Green councillors in Edinburgh have urged the Scottish Government to deliver a fair funding settlement for the Capital.
Green councillor Gavin Corbett has responded to a proposed £41m package of budget cuts for Edinburgh next year.
Green councillors have hit out at the provisional budget settlement for Edinburgh which leaves the city facing a £39m budget hole for 2019-20.
Green councillors have claimed a “trust gulf” remains between school communities in Edinburgh affected by a buildings fiasco in 2016 and the private company in charge of the schools.