The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Partnership Or Passing The Buck As Scottish Government And Councils Sign Verity House Agreement

[IMG][/IMG] The Verity house Agreement was signed up to by Scottish government and COSLA on 30th June 2023. Cynically one might ask if reducing ring fencing at time of severe budget restraint is really helpful or just buck passing as it does not prevent cuts or add any extra money to the coffers. [Read Full Article]