SNP Cuts Hit - Council Budget set for 2019-20

The SNP Scottish Government has forced a 1.5% cut on Edinburgh Council’s budget while its own funding has improved.

This deliberate choice by the SNP shows the low priority they place on core local services. As a result, the Council’s SNP/Labour administration has proposed cuts to the 2019/20 budget which will mean the loss of nine community police officers across the city, threaten the viability of Edinburgh Leisure facilities and reduce opening times for our remaining public toilets.

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Winter 2018 Council Group update

It's been a fantastic year for our Council group across Edinburgh. Have a look at what they've been up to in the last quarter of 2018.

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Council set to fail target on roads and pavement resurfacing

Shocking new figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats from Edinburgh City Council show that almost two thirds of this year’s road and pavement resurfacing projects are unlikely to be completed.





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Summer 2018 Council Group update

It's been another busy few months for our Council group! Take a look at what they've been up to on behalf of Edinburgh residents:

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Spring 2018 Council Group update

It's been a busy few months for our Councillors! Have a look at what they've been fighting for in the latest budget:

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Fixing the potholes – a Lib Dem priority

Edinburgh City Council has suffered substantial budget cuts in the past five years, forced on it by the SNP Scottish Government, and further severe reductions are expected in future.


In a difficult financial climate, our priorities should be fixing basic services and supporting vulnerable people.

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