Archive for June 2018

Councils back Monica Lennon MSP call for Tourist Tax

Scotland’s local government umbrella group has joined Labour MSP Monica Lennon in calling for councils to have the power to set a Tourist Tax. The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) is the latest in a series of organisations to back the proposal. Scotland’s public services are under increased strain, and a tourist tax could…

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Free Sanitary Products in Scottish Government

The head of the civil service has agreed to provide free sanitary products in all government buildings, in response to Monica Lennon MSP’s campaign to end period poverty. Labour MSP Monica Lennon lobbied government bosses to set an example for other Scottish employers. It comes after the Scottish Parliament rolled out a free sanitary products…

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