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It has never been more important to put power in your hands. This election has given us huge opportunities and huge challenges. The Councillors elected in 2017 are faced with the challenge of meeting the demands of a hugely energised democracy in Scotland.

Greens are committed to meeting that challenge by placing power in your hands, by providing the money that councils need to run their services, and by making sure that you, as a citizen and as a community, have the opportunity to play a greater role in the decisions that matter to your life.

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Latest Campaign Updates

Kirsten speaks on funding for schools

Kirsten Robb Mon 1 May, 2017

East Kilbride East candidate, Kirsten Robb, talks outside her old high school about how Green councillors would use some of the £9.4million secured by Green MSPs towards keeping class sizes down and replacing support staff lost to cuts. These staff are vital in helping children with additional support needs in schools across South Lanarkshire.

Mark Ruskell asks voters in Fife to vote Green on May 4th

Scott Rutherford Mon 1 May, 2017

It was great to have Mark Ruskell MSP - Scottish Greens​ along at the weekend.

Over the last few months we've really put the case forward for what Green councillors will do for Fife. Now we can make that happen and Vote Green #1 on Thursday 4th May #VoteGreen2017

Council elections: Greens warn of Tory threat

Sun 30 Apr, 2017

The Scottish Greens today called on voters in this week's council elections to reject candidates who have been campaigning on national rather than local issues, and urged them to use their first preference votes for Green candidates to stop Tories who would cut council services, facilities and jobs.

Give Andy your first preference vote for St Andrews and Strathkinness on 4th May

Andy Collins Sun 30 Apr, 2017

I'm Andy Collins and I'm campaigning to be councillor for the St Andrews and Strathkinness ward.

I believe that I have the policies to tackle the lack of affordable housing in this ward whilst protecting green spaces. As St Andrews evolves, we need to ensure that it retains its unique charm.

Sustainable transport is key to addressing school’s safety concerns

Susan Jeynes Sat 29 Apr, 2017

Last week highlighted the latest in a raft of concerns caused by inconsiderate driving and parking in Kirkcaldy, this time at Torbain Primary School, where residents are so concerned about the safety of pupils that they are proposing closing the road to cars at drop-off and collection times. If elected, I would make addressing this issue a top priority.