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Interim arrangements for the council

Today Edinburgh City Council agreed short term arrangements to break the political impasse that has gripped the city since the council elections on 4 May. Steve Burgess explains.


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Political direction for Edinburgh

Green councillor Steve Burgess reflects on Edinburgh’s emerging post-election arrangements.


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A sustainable European city

Councillor Steve Burgess today secured backing for City of Edinburgh Council to sign up to the European Sustainable cities declaration. 


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A green future for our great city

A “low carbon” Edinburgh is about what works for people and communities, argues Steve Burgess


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Bye-Bye Right to Buy

Green councillor Steve Burgess welcomes the end of Right to Buy of council houses.


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Greening the Edinburgh City Deal

Can Edinburgh’s “City Deal” be the UK’s greenest City Deal, asks STEVE BURGESS


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“Energy for Edinburgh: time to get moving

Cllr Steve Burgess welcomes the council’s progress in setting up its own energy services company but says the proof of the pudding will be in the (h)eating.


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Changing the way housing is “done”

Edinburgh needs to change the way housing is “done” argues STEVE BURGESS