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Local government in Scotland

Arthur F. Midwinter

Local government in Scotland

reform or decline?

by Arthur F. Midwinter

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Scotland.,
    • Local finance -- Scotland.,
    • Central-local government relations -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArthur Midwinter.
      SeriesGovernment beyond the centre
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS4135 .M53 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 173 p. ;
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL575175M
      ISBN 100333637658, 0333637666
      LC Control Number96162398

      Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas. Councils receive the majority of their funding from the Scottish Government, through aggregate external finance. AEF consists of three parts: Revenue support grants, non-domestic rates, and income and specific grants. The level of central government . Scotland nn Local Government (Scotland) Acts , , nn Scotland Act nn Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act nn Local Governance (Scotland) Act c Northern Ireland nn Local Government (Northern Ireland) Act nn Northern Ireland Acts and nn Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order nn Local Government Finance ActFile Size: KB.

        Local Authority Map of Scotland [ PDF, kb: 03 Nov ] Open | Open in new window.   This eclectic new title will provide local authority staff, solicitors, the police, enforcement officers and operators with an easy-to-read page guide to the Civic Government (Scotland) Act and related legislation.

        When you vote in local council elections, you are voting for a Councillor. Each local council is split into areas, called 'wards'. There are usually 3 or 4 Councillors elected in each ward. You must be aged 16 or over to vote in local council elections. Scotland - Scotland - Government and society: Scotland is represented at Westminster in London by 59 members of Parliament in the House of Commons who are elected by plurality votes from single-member constituencies, and all Scottish appointive (life) peers are entitled to sit in the House of Lords. Scotland’s head of government is the British prime minister, and the head of state is the.


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A presentation and critical account of the major changes implemented by the Conservative Government in Westminster since and their impact on Scotland. This Local government in Scotland book argues that the absence of substantial support for the Conservative Cited by: Local Government in Scotland Paperback – by George Monies (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 2.

It provides academics, students, practitioners, journalists and others with a broad-ranging yet detailed account, not just of how local government actually works, but also the main political issues and debates surrounding its multi-faceted roles in contemporary covers issues such as* The nature and purpose of Scottish local government* The strengths and weaknesses of unitary authorities* Cited by: 9.

Local Government in Scotland Paperback – by Scottish Home Department (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Scottish Home Department. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Atkinson, Mabel. Local government in Scotland. Edinburgh, London, W.

Blackwood and Sons, (OCoLC) About this book Introduction In the first major academic text on the Scottish local government system, Arthur Midwinter presents a comprehensive and critical account of the major changes implemented by the Conservative Government in Westminster since and their impact in Scotland.

Synopsis. This book fills an important gap in our understanding of Scottish local government in the dynamic new context of the Scottish Parliament. It provides academics, students, practitioners, journalists and others with a broad-ranging yet detailed account, not just of how local government actually works, but also the main political issues Author: Allan McConnell.

councils in Scotland, how councils are responding to tightening budgets and how this has affected services. It draws on findings from. Local government in Scotland: Financial overview /18, published performance data and local government audit File Size: KB.

This book is an excellent introduction to the leglislative framework within which Local Government works in Scotland. It is clearly written and structured and shows that the author is well informed on this potentially complex subject.4/5(1).

This book fills an important gap in our understanding of Scottish local government in the dynamic new context of the Scottish Parliament.

It provides academics, students, practitioners, journalists and others with a broad-ranging yet detailed account, not just of how local government actually works.

The reader is then introduced to other information sources, including public relations and information bureaux, societies and institutions, books and documents, periodicals, manuscripts and records, and audiovisual sources.

Sources of information on local government in Scotland are also considered, including yearbooks. To illustrate how local government funding is used across different services, Scotland's local authorities have budgeted to spend the total resources available to them from the Scottish Government's funding and income raised locally through the council tax on services in as set out in Tables and Additional Physical Format: Online version: Monies, George.

Local government in Scotland. Edinburgh: W. Green, (OCoLC) Document Type. Print book: English: 2nd edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Local government -- Scotland. Local government. Scotland.

View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Great Britain. Scottish Home Department. Local government in Scotland. Edinburgh, H.M. Stationery Off., The History of local government in Scotland is a complex tale of largely ancient and long established Scottish political units being replaced after the mid 20th century by a frequently changing series of different local government arrangements.

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Buy Scottish Local Government by Allan McConnell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. These pages provide details of the underlying allocations which determine the distribution of General Revenue Grant, which along with non-domestic rates and council tax, provides the majority of funding across the 32 Scottish Local Authorities.

The figures shown are as published in Scottish Government Finance Circulars. The vast majority of individual GAE totals (that is, the amount available.

The local government finance system supports revenue expenditure on services and capital investment in infrastructure by Scotland's 32 local authorities across the full range of their non-housing responsibilities - including education, social work, environmental services, roads and transport, etc.This is a list of local government areas in Scotland from to The list contains the areas of local authorities as created by the Local Government (Scotland) Actas amended by the Local Government (Scotland) Act These areas were abolished in by the Local Government (Scotland) Act when a system of regions and districts replaced them.Single Status Implementation Agreement and ‘Red Book’ April This provides for the implementation of the agreement between the Scottish Employers and the trade unions (a) to introduce a new Scottish agreement in place of the APT & C handbook (Blue Book) and the Manual handbook (Green Book) and (b) to merge the existing negotiating machinery for APT & C and Manual Workers.