Scotland has some of least local councils in Europe, says campaign group

By Dan Peters | 04 May 2021

Scotland has some of the least local councils in Europe and is lagging behind England in terms of voter representation per councillor, new research has found.

Fresh analysis has found that while England has an average of 2,814 people per councillor, Norway 572 and Denmark 2,216, the average councillor in Scotland has to look after 4,155 constituents.

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