Councils urged to draw on crisis management skills

By Mark Conrad | 25 May 2022

Scotland’s councils should draw on their COVID-19 experiences when handling the new challenges posed by service backlogs and rising inflation, the country’s spending watchdog has suggested.

A report by the Accounts Commission published today said that Scotland’s councils will need to draw on the crisis management skills learned during the health pandemic to stabilise services amid rising demand and soaring costs.

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