SCDC Response: Commission on Local Democracy

SCDC LogoSCDC's response to the Commission on Local Democracy is now available to download. The Commission has been accepting responses from across Scotland, with a closing date of Friday, 20th December, 2013.

The response was based on these main questions:

  • Do you think that decisions about local issues and services are local enough?
  • How important do you think it is for locally elected people to be responsible local services? 
  • How well are local priorities part of how national and local government works at the moment? 
  • What do you think should be done to strengthen local democratic decision making? 
  • Has there been enough discussion about local democracy in the debate about Scotland's future? 
  • Do you have any concerns about strengthening local democracy?

 You can download the SCDC response (pdf) here