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Local Government in Scotland

Scottish Local Government consists of 32 elected councils which provide services to the people of Scotland - services such as education, social care, waste management, cultural services and planning.

Scottish Government Works with local government and provides funding and the framework for accountability and performance.

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25/07/2013  Lerwick Declaration. New ministerial working group to look at further empowerment for island communities.