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19 Haymarket Yards
This page consists of profiles for each Scottish Council area. They contain data on population, births, deaths, life expectancy, migration, marriages, civil partnerships, households and dwellings.
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The Improvement Service has created a website for prospective candidates which provides a wealth of information about the role of a councillor, including what councillors do and what’s expected of a councillor. There are also videos and short stories of councillors from across Scotland detailing why they became a councillor, the difference they make and their advice if you are thinking of standing.
For more information about applying for a grant from the Access to Elected Office Fund Scotland, see Inclusion Scotland.
Welcome to the website of the Standards Commission for Scotland. We are an independent public body, responsible for encouraging high standards of behaviour by councillors and those appointed to boards of devolved public bodies.
Use the menus at the top of the page to find out more about the Standards Commission and our work. You can also find further information on the Codes of Conduct and the Standards Commission’s Guidance; training and support material and much more.
Sector Skills organisations should also read:
Framework Template and Guidance and Proposal Template
Connecting Scotland to help most vulnerable people to get online
Community Council COVID-19 Responses
STAY SAFE, PROTECT OTHERS, SAVE LIVES: Stay at home as much as possible. Only go outside for limited purposes. Stay two metres (six feet) away from other people. Wash your hands regularly and as soon as you get home. Wear a face covering on public transport and enclosed public spaces.
Lyle Hill is 426ft / 130m above sea level and provides a magnificent panoramic view over the Firth of Clyde. At the summit is the Cross of Lorraine monument dedicated to the Free French forces in WW2.
RT @NHSHighland: During this global pandemic, you might be feeling anxious about going out more, meeting friends, or getting back to work.…
Aird and Loch Ness. Notice of election, nomination pack and guidance for candidates.
An Independent Grouping is formed by Councillor Richard Brodie (Scottish Liberal Democrats) and the 4 members of the Independent Group.
There are currently 7 political groups:
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