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(from left) Crawford Beveridge, Petra Biberbach and John Hamilton The members of an independent panel set up to carry out a “game-changing review” of Scotland’s planning system have been announced by social justice secretary Alex Neil.

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Scotland's 32 local authorities have agreed to welcome refugees as part of the nation’s efforts to tackle to the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Representatives from the vast majority of the councils attended a summit held by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) in Edinburgh yesterda

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The Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2016-17 will not be published until after the UK government’s spending review in late November, it has emerged. The draft budget – which is usually published in September – has been pushed back due to uncertainty over the block grant for Scotland, w

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Margaret Burgess More than 150,000 vulnerable households, including around 50,000 families with children, have received essential help to buy everyday products like nappies, food and cookers through the Scottish Welfare Fund.

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The Scottish Government's Commission on Local Tax Reform has appealed to the public and interested organisations to submit evidence on the future of local government funding. The commission is expected to report to the government and local government body COSLA in Autumn, ahead of next year’s Scot

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