Glasgow City Council
Ferret Fact Service looks at controversy around a motion passed by Glasgow City Counil on drug use.
Rough sleeping in Scotland’s largest city has escalated dramatically in recent weeks.
Children aged between five and 12 years old from deprived areas are at a higher risk of being excluded from school than those from more affluent areas.
Migrant and refugee children have been left homeless – with one family of five, including a pre-school child, forced to sleep in a borrowed car in Glasgow – due to disputes between the Home Office and local authorities about who is responsible for their welfare.
The number of taxable vacant and derelict land plots grew in most council areas in recent years, prompting calls for an end to “perverse incentives” for owners.
The man behind a Glasgow restaurant accused of being a Chinese secret police station has wined and dined senior Scottish politicians, The Ferret can reveal.
Glasgow shopping street is Scotland's most vacant high street with 36 per cent of its shops, offices and domestic properties now lying empty.
Dr Allison Orr and Dr James White from the University of Glasgow join The Ferret to talk about how we can regenerate our high streets.
Local authorities own over 1,100 vacant properties in Scotland’s cities while real estate investors, tax haven firms and others are responsible for more than 500 high street vacancies.