2018/19 Edinburgh Council budget engagement
Everyone should have their say on this. Go to https://goo.gl/4PscWo to take this survey.
On Monday 27 November, the Council will host a 'Question Time' event to give citizens an opportunity to ask questions of senior councillors. If you would like to attend this event, you can register by Wednesday 22 November using this online form.
The Annual Review of Major Events in Parks for the season 2016 – 2017 has been launched.
Feedback from this review will help us to identify any problems or issues which arose and, highlight the benefits of these events. Information gathered will allow us to mitigate concerns by adapting management arrangements in future years.
The Parks, Greenspace and Cemeteries Service would welcome views and feedback, the link below will take you directly to the consultation through which any comments or suggestions can be made. This consultation will close on Wednesday 22 November 2017 and the results reported to the Transport and Environment Committee in March 2018.
Through the Council's Parking Action Plan, we are reviewing parking permits in Edinburgh with the aim to improve air quality and enhance quality of life.
In the past, diesel was considered to be more environmentally-friendly than petrol, as it produces less CO2 per mile. Fuel duty and road tax changed to encourage people to buy diesel cars to cut their carbon footprint. As a result, the number of diesel cars on Britain’s roads increased from around 7% in 1994 to around 40% today.
Following the May 2017 local elections, several local authorities in major Scottish cities have made positive statements around LEZs, and we are encouraged to see the strong political will across local government to support improvements to air quality. Our Programme for Government committed to introducing LEZs into Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow between 2018 and 2020, and you may have read or heard in the media that the first LEZ will be put in place in Glasgow by the end of 2018.
The consultation will close at 23:59 on 28 November 2017.
The Scottish Government are Consulting on Free Bus Travel for Older and Disabled People and Modern Apprentices
This consultation closes on 17 Nov. 2017 and can be found at: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/partnerships-and-concessionary-travel/national-concessionary-travel-scheme/