News: June 2018

National Democracy Week – 2 to 8 July 2018

29th June 2018

Regardless of who we are or where we are from, we must work together to ensure that every member of society has an equal chance to participate in our democracy and to have their say.

National Democracy Week, 2-8 July, is week-long celebration of democracy in society, including events, talks and fun activities, an opportunity to celebrate progress and champion future democratic participation in this historic Centenary year of Suffrage.

Please watch the short film below where you can see individuals talk about what democracy means to them.

What does democracy mean to you?

Scottish Government consultation on non-domestic rates reform

25th June 2018

The Scottish Government has published a consultation paper to seek the views of stakeholders on the implementation of the accepted recommendations of the Barclay Review. The consultation can be found using the link below and the deadline for responses to the Scottish Government is 17 September 2018.

https://consult.gov.scot/local-government-and-communities/non-domestic-rates