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Reform of local government in Scotland.

Great Britain. Scottish Office.

Reform of local government in Scotland.

by Great Britain. Scottish Office.

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Series[Great Britain. Parliament. Papers by command] cmnd. ;, 4583, Cmnd. ;, 4583.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS4115 1971 .A53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p.
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4073179M
      ISBN 100111458304
      LC Control Number79851340

      Finally, in any process of local government reform, there needs to be serious discussion about the current map of 32 councils and whether that is the right number for a country the size of Scotland. Local Government is UNISON Scotland’s biggest service group. Its remit covers a range of employees including those of all of Scotland’s councils, Direct Labour and Direct Service Organisations, Trusts, Joint Boards, voluntary and related organisations and private companies. Go to our Coronavirus page for the all UNISON Scotland information and documents on COVID and your rights at work.

      What Works Scotland was an initiative to improve the way local areas in Scotland use evidence to make decisions about public service development and reform. It explored how public services could start to work towards the recommendations of the Christie Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services and the Scottish Government’s.   The Green Book - tracked version; This agreement includes the full, current details of the National Joint Council (NJC) for local government services. Known as the Single Status Agreement, the Green Book covers the pay and conditions for million local authority employees, ranging from architects to cleaners and lawyers to school meals staff.

        The Chancellor, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, delivered the Budget on 29 October. There were a number of tax and spending announcements of relevance to local government, and the Chancellor outlined the trajectory of overall public spending for the Spending Review. Scottish Affairs, founded in , is the leading forum for debate on Scottish current affairs.. Its predecessor was Scottish Government Yearbooks, published by the University of Edinburgh's 'Unit for the Study of Government in Scotland' between and The movement towards the setting up the Scottish Parliament in the s, and then the debate in and around the Parliament since Cited by: 3.


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Background. By the s there was general agreement that the system of local government in Scotland was in need of reform. There were more than four hundred local authorities: 33 county councils (4 of which were paired as "joint county councils" for most purposes), 4 county of city corporations, town councils (administering 21 large burghs and small burghs) and district councils.

Get this from a library. Reform of local government in Scotland. [Great Britain. Scottish Office.]. Get this from a library. Scotland: local government reform: short version of the report of the Royal Commission on Local Government in Scotland.

[John Wheatley Wheatley, Baron; Great Britain. Royal Commission on Local Government in Scotland.]. Reform Scotland is a think tank which aims to inform and influence policy debate through robust research, the publication of reports and briefings and by arranging lectures and seminars.

It is a charity, independent of any political party, and is funded by donations from individuals, charitable trusts and corporate organisations. Local Government in Scotland: Reform or Decline. (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism) [Arthur Reform of local government in Scotland. book on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A presentation and critical account of the major changes implemented by the Conservative Government in Westminster since and their impact on Scotland. This text argues that the absence of substantial support for the Conservative Cited by: The structure of local government in the United Kingdom underwent large changes in the s.

The system of two-tier local government introduced in the s by the Local Government Act and the Local Government (Scotland) Act was abolished in Scotland and Wales on 1 April and replaced with single-tier authorities. In England, some areas remained two-tier but many single-tier. Scotland - Scotland - Mary (–67) and the Scottish Reformation: The church in 16th-century Scotland may not have had more ignorant or immoral priests than those of previous generations, but restiveness at their shortcomings was becoming more widespread, and the power structure of the church seemed to preclude the possibility of reform without revolution.

2 The ownership of these Common Good Funds has undergone a series of changes as a result of local government reforms in Scotland since the Second World War. Common Good Funds were owned by burghs at the time of the Local Government (Scotland) Act.

Local Government Law in Scotland. Scotland's Constitution: Law and Practice, 3rd edition is a clear, comprehensive account of the Scottish dimension of constitutional law within its UK and European describes and analyses constitutional arrangements while integrating that analysis with a general background to constitutional law and the UK institutions which have a continuing.

Report calls for reform of 'unhealthy' land ownership in Scotland This article is more than 1 year old Commission set up by Scottish government recommends new powers to split monopoliesAuthor: Severin Carrell. In the first major academic text on the Scottish local government system, Arthur Midwinter presents a comprehensive and critical account of the major changes implemented by the Conservative Government in Westminster since and their impact in Scotland.

Abstract. Local government remains in a state of flux in Great Britain. Currently being “modernised” by the New Labour Government, it has been subject to radical Cited by: 6. The history of local government in England is one of gradual change and evolution since the Middle Ages.

England has never possessed a formal written constitution, with the result that modern administration (and the judicial system) is based on precedent, and is derived from administrative powers granted (usually by the Crown) to older systems, such as that of the shires.

"During the s, the structure of local government in Scotland and Wales was completely reorganised by Acts of Parliament. Under other legislation, and in response to recommendations from the Local Government Commission, there was a partial reorganisation in shire England.

This is the only study that examines these reforms in one : Local Government in Scotland [Monies, George] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Local Government in ScotlandCited by: 2. The Scottish Elections (Dates) Bill – a Programme for Government commitment – proposes a five-year term for the next Scottish Parliament to avoid the next UK General Election on 7 May In addition, the Bill defers the planned Scottish Local Government elections until to avoid a clash with the new Scottish Parliament election.

SIPR, What Works Scotland and Scotcen (a) Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 3 International Perspectives on Police and Fire Reform.

Edinburgh: Scottish Government. An Act to make provision with respect to local government and the functions of local authorities; to make amendments in relation to local government finance, local authority accounts and the records of local authorities; to establish a Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority for the purposes of the Transport Act ; to provide for the establishment of new water and sewerage authorities; to.

The Local Government in Scotland Act is a key aspect of the Scottish Executive ’s modernisation agenda for local government and the Act provides a framework to enable the delivery of better, more responsive public Size: KB. Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas.

Councils receive the majority of their funding from the Scottish Government, through aggregate external finance (AEF). AEF consists of three parts: Revenue support grants, non-domestic rates.

The Scottish Government and COSLA established the Commission on Local Tax Reform, which reported in December In Marchthe Scottish Government published its proposals for reform of the Council Tax. What changes does the Scottish Government propose to make?Author: Chris Hynd.This article examines shifting debates about police amalgamation and governance reform in Scotland since the mid-nineteenth century in the light of the creation of a single police service (Police Scotland) in From a proliferation of 89 separate police forces inthe number had been reduced to 48 by and eight in Cited by: 6.The current structure of local government is based on the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act Prior to this, local government had gone through a number of significant changes to its structure and powers.

From through to (subject to a number of minor reforms), thereFile Size: 1MB.