MSPs to consider future of local government

By Jessica Murphy

Published: 10/02/2014

The future of Scotland’s councils will be considered by a Holyrood committee later this year.

The Local Government and Regeneration Committee’s inquiry – expected to open in April – will look at issues such as flexibility, autonomy and constitutional and funding arrangements.

It will also consider how councils engage with the public, as well as turnouts at local elections.

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