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With the Scottish Government announcing that it will not meet its fuel poverty target, there have been a number of recommendations for a different approach to be taken when tackling this issue. Sean McLaughlin, managing director of Matilda’s Planet, said: “The admission that the Scottish Governm

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Kevin Stewart The number of homelessness applications and the amount of people assessed as homeless in Scotland has reduced during 2015/16, according to a publication today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.

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The Planning Board of East Dunbartonshire Council has reiterated its call for a planning inquiry to be held to determine an appeal against refused permission to build 140 homes on greenbelt near Torrance. The council has spoken out against the Scottish Government's decision to call in the appeal by

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Cllr Soryia Siddique Glasgow City Council will ask the Scottish Government to designate four blocks in Govanhill as part of an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with some of the people who attend Dunedin Canmore’s Digital Skills for All class First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was welcomed by tenants and staff at Dunedin Canmore this week as she saw for herself how a digital inclusion project is increasing job prospects for loca

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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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Margaret Burgess with representatives from Irvine Housing Association Scotland’s most vulnerable households will receive help to make their homes cheaper to heat following a £103 million investment to tackle fuel poverty.

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Alex Neil The Scottish Government is to publish a plan to support the delivery of new homes as new figures revealed the average time to process major housing developments was at its slowest yet.

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A new tax which changes the way people pay duty on house purchases has come into effect in Scotland today. The Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) replaces UK stamp duty under new devolved powers contained in the Scotland Act 2012.

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