East Renfrewshire council
Scotland’s councils underspend on period products
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.
Councils could be “massively underestimating” their climate emissions
Concerns have been raised that Scottish local authorities are “massively underestimating” their carbon footprints, after an external review of one council’s climate pollution saw its reported emissions quadruple in one year.
Parents forced to pay nursery bills up to £3000 because councils refuse funding
Parents in parts of Scotland face bills of up to £3,000 because councils are refusing nursery funding for children who postpone starting primary school.
Scottish councils still ‘misusing’ surveillance powers
Councils across Scotland are failing to implement surveillance laws properly, according to inspection reports obtained by The Ferret.