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Edinburgh Green councillor Gavin Corbett to stand down

Green councillor Gavin Corbett is to step down early as a councillor in the Fountainbridge-Craiglockhart area of Edinburgh.


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Bicentenary marks a new era for Union Canal

Edinburgh’s ‘coal’ canal celebrates its 200th birthday next year, with a renewed role in tackling climate change. Gavin Corbett explains.


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Building on historic Green result

The dust may just have settled on the Scottish election but already sights are set on the future, says Gavin Corbett


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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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Investing in communuity solar

Gavin Corbett hails the next phase of community solar power in the Capital.


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Trialling Universal Basic Income

Over the last two years Green councillors Gavin Corbett and Allan Young have been part of a 4-council partnership looking at how Universal Basic Income might work in Scotland. With the final draft report published today, they argue for Scotland to take the next step.


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Coronavirus crisis: time for Basic Income in Scotland?

Green councillor Gavin Corbett argues that Scotland is uniquely well-prepared to deliver a Citizens Basic Income scheme to respond to and chart a way out of the coronavirus crisis.


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Budget choices

Edinburgh still faces stark budget choices for its future says Gavin Corbett.


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Edinburgh Monopoly: the council, hotels and the EICC

Gavin Corbett explains why Green councillors were the sole opponents of a decision by the council to take a 25 year lease of a 365-bed hotel at Haymarket on behalf of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. 


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An Edinburgh budget for the climate emergency

Edinburgh needs to back ambitious climate targets with a climate emergency budget, argues Gavin Corbett.