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Labour Put Tories In Key Boards Covering, Amongst Others The Environment, Fire & Police In Place of SNP

Falkirk Council’s Labour Group led by Dennis Goldie, moved to send two Tory Councillors to represent the council on COSLA’’s influential Environment and Economy Board and Board for Community Wellbeing that includes services such as Fire and Police. These posts … Continue reading

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The Falkirk Council SNP Team

The SNP team entrusted with the task of maintaining a minority Administration within Falkirk Council has been revealed in its entirety. The Executive team was enlarged when the Labour and Tory Parties voted against a slimmed down executive costing the … Continue reading

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Falkirk Council Under An SNP Minority Administration As Labour Reject A Power Share Agreement.

The first meeting of the newly elected Falkirk Council ended with a Minority SNP Administration (13 members) after Labour rebuffed approaches from the SNP for a power sharing agreement. Instead the 9 Labour Councillors abstained when the SNP and Conservative … Continue reading

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LABOUR REBUFF SNP OLIVE BRANCH

Falkirk Council’s SNP Group Leader, Cllr Cecil Meiklejohn has reacted with disappointment at the rebuff from the council’s Labour Group to a power sharing option proposed by the Nationalists. The SNP chief had sought talks with the council’s Labour leaders … Continue reading

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SNP NOW THE LARGEST PARTY IN FALKIRK COUNCIL

The SNP are now the largest party within Falkrk Council after Thursday’s local elections, securing 12 seats within the local authority. Although Labour are in second place with 9 seats they were pushed into 3rd place in votes cast by the … Continue reading

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SNP BLAST NO SHOW TORIES IN LOCAL HUSTINGS

The SNP’s longest serving Councillor, David Alexander, has accused Falkirk Tories of hiding from the people after the party led by Prime Minister Theresa May failed to turn up to a host of local hustings meetings throughout Falkirk. The Prime … Continue reading

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SNP Team For Falkirk Council Elections Named

Women are to the fore in the SNP team for the May 4 poll for Falkirk Council with 8 female candidates from a total of 15 for the 9 wards to be contested under the Single Transferable Votes (STV) system … Continue reading

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Labour And Tories in Council Budget Shambles

At Falkirk Council’s Budget Meeting outgoing leader, Craig Martin, could not resist adopting the speech he had regurgitated the previous six years. It starts with a six month campaign to build up the bleakest position imaginable on the horizon with … Continue reading

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Labour & Tories Pact Becoming A Merger

A leaked memo from the Labour Party in the Braes area of Falkirk has delivered a damming synopsis of both Labour’s tactics and prospects ahead of May’s elections to Falkirk Council. In 2012 the Upper Braes Ward was the deciding … Continue reading

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SNP GROUP LEADER WELCOMES MORE CASH FOR FALKIRK COUNCIL

Falkirk Council’s SNP Group Leader, Councillor Cecil Meiklejohn, has welcomed the announcement of an additional £3.77m to be allocated to the council’s Revenue Budget following the budget deal done between the minority SNP Government and the Green Party. In addition … Continue reading

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