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20th j

In the most recent briefing…

  • On the ground

    The resounding message to come from the Democracy Matters conversations (remember them?) that involved approximately 4000 citizens, was that there continues to be a real appetite amongst communities to have more control over local affairs. Scottish Government and COSLA have both made commitments to respond accordingly. When, where and how that happens remains to be seen. In the meantime, other means exist that communities can utilise to give voice to their concerns. One of which, particularly for rural and island communities, is the biennial Scottish Rural Parliament which convenes in March. Registration has just opened.

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