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Argyll and Bute Council leader Aileen Morton.

Leader responds to Budget

Argyll and Bute Council’s leader insists that the authority must continue to work towards making savings after the Westminster Budget announcement.

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The revised offer was a three per cent increase for all local government workers earning up to �80,000.

Union members recommended to reject pay offer

Local services across Scotland could be plunged into crisis after UNISON, Unite and the GMB wrote to COSLA to say they will recommend their members reject their revised pay offer when they consult them in the coming weeks.

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People who want to build their own homes can now apply to a �4million self-build loan fund.

Self-build homes fund is welcomed

Argyll and Bute Council’s Policy Lead for Housing has welcomed the news that people in Scotland who want to build their own homes will now be able to apply to a £4million self-build loan fund.

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Local MP Brendan O'Hara has pledged to vote against constituency changes.

Vow to oppose commission proposal

Argyll & Bute MP, Brendan O’Hara has pledged to vote against proposals to cut Scotland’s elected representatives at Westminster from 59 to 53, should it come before Parliament.

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An increase in recycling

An increase in recycling

Recycling across Argyll and Bute is on the rise since the local council introduced its three-weekly collections, elected members have been told.

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Re-shaping the council is key says leader

Re-shaping the council is key says leader

Safeguarding valued local services as much as possible through a long-term approach is a key element of this year’s council budget, says Argyll and Bute Council leader, Councillor Aileen Morton.

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