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Almost 70,000 jobs in Edinburgh protected by the UK Government

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Union is working.

The UK Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has saved 736,500 jobs across Scotland, including 69,400 in Edinburgh. This whopping figure accounts for 28% of all employees in Scotland's capital.

Edinburgh Council leaders prevent scrutiny from opposition

A public health crisis should not exempt the City of Edinburgh Council from scrutiny. However, the SNP, along with their Labour lackeys, have done just that and prevented opposition parties from examining key documents relating to Edinburgh's finances.

Update from Cllr Nick Cook - Morningside Ward

Litter on Braid Hills Road
I receive regular requests for litter clearance on Braid Hills Road – sadly, many motorists appear to like to deposit rubbish out of their windows whilst driving the route.

End of Term Report on Education in Edinburgh

With the Council in recess and the schools out for summer, I thought it was a good point to look back on the educational achievements of the Edinburgh Conservative Councillors.