Performance information for Scottish councils.

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PERFORMANCE INFORMATION FOR SCOTTISH COUNCILS /95 SETTING THE SCENE B ACKGROUND Scotland’s local councils provide a diverse range of important services. The public is entitled to expect those. by Accounts Commission. This report makes public the performance of Scottish councils against a series of statutory performance indicators across 13.

Overview. This annual publication provides information on recent trends in: The balance of HRA housing income and expenditure - the amount councils earned from housing and other council stock, how they spent this income and whether there was a surplus or deficit at year end.; Council housing stock and rents - the number of council homes and the average weekly rent.

Information on our performance as a Council. Top tasks. Our performance as a Council up to / Find out about our performance as a Council up to / The Scottish Government is responsible for its own recruitment practices and procedures for bands A, B and C within the framework laid down by the Civil Service Order in Council and the Recruitment Code issued under it by the Civil ServiceFile Size: KB.

Argyll and Bute Council. City of Edinburgh Council. Clackmannanshire Council. Scottish Borders Council. Shetland Islands Council. South Ayrshire Council. South Lanarkshire Council. Stirling Council. We never share information or attempt to identify individuals. See our cookie policy for more information.

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