Local Autonomy Issue

This Call by Liz Hodgson Is Being Voiced Increasingly Across Scotland

Recent editions of Comment have carried some substantial thoughts on the issues of local autonomy, greater democracy and...

 

Victor Clements stood as a by-election candidate in 2013 for Ward 4.  Writing in a personal capacity he responds here to recent articles in Comment on local...

 

What an exhilarating issue of Comment to greet the New Year!  I refer to the two sterling proposals to give some meaning to the term ‘local democracy’: Peter Hounam’s on creating a new Highland Perthshire area (‘burgh’), which would take over from Perth & Kinross...

 

Roger West of Croftinloan, Pitlochry, contributes to the ‘localism’ discussion by exploring the issue of ‘double devolution’.  He identifies the need for powers to be delegated from both...