Home Tags Scott Arthur

Tag: Scott Arthur

Councillor calls for leadership on the fight against child poverty in Edinburgh

by Councillor Scott Arthur Labour councillor for Colinton/Fairmilehead.There can be no doubt that child poverty in the UK is rising. Under the Brown/Blair Government it fell dramatically as  a result of very significant additional spending on benefits and...

Edinburgh councillor blogs – Cllr Scott Arthur on public conveniences

Councillor Scott Arthur tells us that he believes Colinton Public Toilets are at risk from budget cuts.The City of Edinburgh Council currently has a consultation underway where the public are asked how our capital...

Councillor Scott Arthur reflects on his first year in office

Labour Councillor Scott Arthur was one of last year's new intake of councillors at the May election. In his day job he is a professor of civil engineering at Heriot-Watt University and we always...

SPOKES meeting about cycling and trams is timely

by Councillor Scott Arthur, Labour councillor for Colinton/Fairmilehead.With the consultation for the completion of Edinburgh’s tramline to Newhaven now taking place, SPOKES picked a good time to hold their meeting on “Cycling and the Tram Extension”...

Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Scott Arthur

On 22 February 2018, The City of Edinburgh Council will set its budget.Local Government budgets have always been an example of the “economic problem” – meeting infinite demand with limited resources. The problem we face now in Edinburgh...


The Edinburgh Reporter Newsletter

Sign up to receive all the latest news from The Edinburgh Reporter direct to your inbox.