Glasgow City Council has spent almost £10m on agency workers to empty bins and deal with recycling in the last five years, we can reveal.
The property deal behind the construction of the new UK Government Edinburgh office hub generated a £6.5m dividend payout to a tax haven firm.
Two Scottish local authorities who spent over £42,000 of funds meant for the “common good” on boozy receptions have been accused of delivering a "kick in the teeth for hard working families".
Critics say Common Good Funds should be used exclusively for community benefit as we reveal councils used cash to fund foreign flights.
Dundee City Council has been criticised for using £5,500 of its Common Good Fund to pay for a portrait of the city’s Lord Provost.