Conservatives in Scottish mayoral call

By Dan Peters | 06 September 2019

Scotland’s seven cities should have directly-elected mayors or provosts, the Scottish Conservatives’ finance spokesman has said.

Speaking at the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation’s conference, Tory MSP Murdo Fraser said he believed high-profile local politicians could provide a ‘counterweight to an over-centralised Holyrood’.

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