Edinburgh City Council
Ferret Fact Service looks at what powers councils have, ahead of the upcoming local elections.
Councils have been accused of a “moral failure” to provide decent housing to homeless people and of overseeing a “fiscal disaster” as costs top quarter of a billion.
Homeless people across Scotland owe councils over £34million in “highly questionable“ charges for temporary accommodation, according to research by a Glasgow-based public law firm, which alleges local authorities may be acting unlawfully.
Leonardo is targeting school leavers to work on Typhoon jets which have been used by the Saudis in Yemen's conflict.
An Airbnb lobbyist met with a Conservative MSP accused of "sabotaging" regulation on short-term lettings, according to the lobbying register.
Three quarters of large goods vehicles run by Scottish councils have not been fitted with the braking system recommended after six people were killed by a bin lorry in Glasgow