Scottish councils need more power - think-tank

By Hiba Mahamadi | 28 May 2019

Scottish local government needs a ‘renewal,’ a think tank has urged, with directly elected mayors and complete control over council tax and business rates.

Reform Scotland today said in a report that council leaders should be directly elected by residents because a clear figurehead would help strengthen accountability.

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