A NEW CONTRACT WITH THE CAPITAL

CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL
COALITION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EDINBURGH LABOUR PARTY AND THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY

Edinburgh is known the world over as an historic city and capital of the nation. Over recent decades it has become successful and prosperous and a great place to live and work.

Yet, major challenges face our city and the Council needs strong leadership and a stable political environment to ensure that the services, amenities and reputation of the capital continue to improve over the coming five years. The Council will continue to be unambiguously elected member led.

With the Local Government elections over, this Contract with the Capital marks a Council who will continue to listen to local people and work together with local communities, business and the third sector. A Council where co-operation, fairness, accountability and responsibility will really matter.

A Council that supports existing business and provides opportunities for economic growth and local and international inward investment.

Read more to see the list of commitments that the signatories to this contract will deliver during the 2017-2021 term of this Council. The City will be able to judge the Council against this promise.

We now agree to Putting Edinburgh First for the benefit of the city and its people, based on stability and confidence, with greater consensus-based decision-making which better reflects public opinion.