Local Authority Reference Group (LARG) representation regarding Redress Scheme: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

Can you confirm which individual councils are represented by officers attending the Local Authority Reference Group (LARG), and which body they are representing (e.g., CoSLA, SOLAR), for example Renfrewshire Council officer representing ALARM.


The answer to your question is, members of the Local Authority Reference Group (LARG) attend in representation of the following bodies and groups:

  • Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA)
  • Society of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators in Scotland (SOLAR)
  • SOLACE (Society of Local Authority Chief Executives)
  • Association of Local Authority Risk Managers (ALARM)
  • Archivists of Scottish Local Authorities Working Group (ASLAWG)
  • Local Authority Finance Directors (LA Finance Directors)

The following outlines which Local Authority a member works for and for which of the above organisations they attend on behalf of. Representation can change dependent on the arrangement within these organisations and bodies and areas being discussed at meetings.

  • Argyll and Bute Council representing LA Finance Directors
  • East Lothian Council representing ASLAWG
  • Edinburgh Council representing ALARM
  • Glasgow City Council representing SOLAR
  • North Lanarkshire Council representing SOLACE
  • Perth and Kinross Council representing SOLAR
  • Renfrewshire Council representing ALARM
  • West Lothian Council representing SOLAR

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