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Stepping up to the mark for the city

Greens are making a big difference in government. We want to do the same for our city, says Lorna Slater


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Proper funding for city public toilets and trees

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.


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Participatory budgeting – next steps

Let’s not lose sight of people power over public budgets, says Chas Booth


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Budgeting for a Green Recovery

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


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Climate emergency budget needed for Edinburgh, say Greens

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.


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Green councillors back budget for Edinburgh’s future

New schools, homelessness, care for older people and tackling the climate emergency should be Edinburgh’s budget priorities, according to Green councillors.


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Green councillors urge fair funding for Capital

Green councillors in Edinburgh have urged the Scottish Government to deliver a fair funding settlement for the Capital.


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Green councillors in Edinburgh react to “deepest budget cuts in memory”

Green councillor Gavin Corbett has responded to a proposed £41m package of budget cuts for Edinburgh next year.


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Green councillors slam £39m hole in Edinburgh budget settlement

Green councillors have hit out at the provisional budget settlement for Edinburgh which leaves the city facing a £39m budget hole for 2019-20.


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Edinburgh PPP schools fiasco: trust gulf remains, say Greens

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.