Politics

Ahead of the Edinburgh City Council Election 2012, Edinburgh bicycle advocacy group SPOKES hosts its transport-themed hustings wi

Edinburgh is represented by four levels of government: local, Scottish, UK and European.

Edinburgh City Council

The people of Edinburgh today elect 58 councillors who will serve on Edinburgh City Council's 17 multi-member wards. There are 7 four-member and 10 three-member wards.

These are links for the official political parties that have elected members at Edinburgh City Council, Scottish, UK, and EU levels of government.

The team bidding to make Edinburgh home of the UK's new Green Investment Bank made a final push to secure the bank for the city today.

The annual Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace brings together people from a wide range of backgrounds to explore spiritual, secular, educational, artistic and cultural approaches to peace and mutual understanding utilising performances that deal with these topics through inventive, cross-art productions.

The Lib Dem/SNP coalition announced that the passage of the Council's budget yesterday will see "a massive boost" of £26m investment in priority areas such as children and the most

I was reminded this past week that I was the first member to demand an emergency debate of the Church of England’s General Synod.

The Edinburgh Inter Faith Association, the Conference of Edinburgh’s Religious Leaders and City of Edinburgh Council, has announced that that The Dalai Lama will visit Scotland in late June 2

The Roman Catholic Church in Scotland and now the Church of Scotland have come out against same-sex marriages, and they consider civil partnerships quite sufficient.