Accounts Commission

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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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Covid-19 will drive large rises in costs and spending combined with falling income for Scotland's local authorities, according to an overview of local government finances published today by the Accounts Commission. Despite an increase of funding received by councils of £500 million in 2019/20,

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Aberdeenshire Council continues to deliver many services to a good standard but needs to be clearer about what it wants to achieve and increase its focus on deprived neighbourhoods, according to the Accounts Commission. In a report published today, the watchdog said council officers and councillors

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