'Real action' call amid £585m budget shortfall

By Mark Conrad | 15 May 2024

Scotland’s councils today demanded a ‘real and meaningful solution’ to the sector’s underfunding after finance experts identified a collective £585m budget shortfall this year.

The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) said ‘real action’ was needed to ‘protect the essential frontline services of our communities’.

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