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Useful Links

Sources of information - links where available

Scottish Government, Local Authority Finance General Information:

· Concordat
· Economic Recovery Plan
· Glossary of Terms on Local Government Finance
· Help through the downturn
· Local Government Finance Archive
· Scotland Performs
· Single Outcome Agreements


Partners in delivering effective services:
Scotland's 32 Local Authorities

· Aberdeen City Council
· Aberdeenshire Council
· Angus Council
· Argyll & Bute Council
· Clackmannanshire Council
· Dumfries & Galloway Council
· Dundee City Council
· East Ayrshire Council
· East Dunbartonshire Council
· East Lothian Council
· East Renfrewshire Council
· Edinburgh City Council
· Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)
· Falkirk Council
· Fife Council
· Glasgow City Council
· Highland Council
· Inverclyde Council
· Midlothian Council
· Moray Council
· North Ayrshire Council
· North Lanarkshire Council
· Orkney Islands Council
· Perth & Kinross Council
· Renfrewshire Council
· Scottish Borders Council
· Shetland Islands Council
· South Ayrshire Council
· South Lanarkshire Council
· Stirling Council
· West Dunbartonshire Council
· West Lothian Council

Other Scottish Service Partners and Professional Bodies:

· Audit Scotland
· Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA)
· Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)
· General Register Office for Scotland (GROS)
· Institute of Revenues and Rating & Valuation (IRRV)
· Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Scotland (RICS)
· Scottish Law Commission
· Scottish Assessors Portal
· Scottish Parliament, Finance Committee
· Scottish Parliament, Local Government and Regeneration Committee
· Scottish Parliament, Public Audit Committee
· Scottish Public Service Ombudsman (SPSO)
· Scottish Water
· Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers (SOLACE, Scotland)
· Society of Messengers at Arms and Sheriff Officers
· Standards Commission Scotland


Other UK Service Partners and Professional Bodies:

· Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)
· Department for Work & Pensions (DWP)
· Local Government Association (LGA)
· Office for National Statistics (ONS)
· Office of the Public Sector Information (part of the National Archives)
· The Sationary Office Bookshop (TSO)
· H.M. Treasury
· Welsh Assembly
· Valuation Office Agency (VOA)