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Council pays £14,000 to remove accidental double yellow lines

A BUNGLING council which accidentally painted double yellow lines on the wrong road has forked out £14,000 to remove them. Transport chiefs at East Lothian...

Holyrood bosses ‘milk’ taxpayers for £6million on parliament upgrades

AN average of £1m a year is being spent upgrading the parliament building at Holyrood despite its horrendously over-budget £400m price tag. More than £6m...

Councils fork out thousands in compensation cash to own staff

THREE of Scotland’s biggest councils have paid out £164,000 in compensation cash to their own workers over the past two years. Payments included £5,000 to...

£20m bill for social worker taxis

HARD-UP Scottish social workers spent £20million on taxi fares over the last three years. Official figures, released under Freedom of Information, show a large percentage...

Police have thousands of pounds worth of gear stolen from them

SCOTS POLICE have had thousands of pounds worth of gear stolen from them in the last five years. Items such ID badges, shot-gun certificates, welcome...

Research shows £4 billion council pension deficit

SCOTTISH councils have a combined pension deficit of £4.16 billion in 2010-11, new research has found. A study from campaign group the Taxpayers Alliance has found the...

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