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Longer-term joint planning is needed to address child poverty in Scotland, according to a new report published by Audit Scotland. The Scottish Government’s policies and spending remain more focused on helping children out of poverty rather than long-term measures to prevent it. Child poverty h

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A report recently published by the Accounts Commission on the issues facing local authority housing benefit services across Scotland has demonstrated the good work taking place in West Lothian to help some of its most vulnerable residents. The report highlighted the unprecedented challenges and addi

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Falkirk Council’s leaders need to urgently make and implement big decisions about how to deliver sustainable services and make significant and necessary savings having stalled progress over the past three years, according to the Accounts Commission. The independent body that holds local c

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Aberdeen City Council’s leader has welcomed a report from Scotland’s public spending watchdog for local government that praised the council’s drive and innovation in improving services. The Accounts Commission commended the council on performance gains made since its last Best Valu

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