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Public service failures look unavoidable and Government must do more to improve on its "superficial" responses that too often do not address the underlying problems, a new report has argued.

Local authorities are potentially missing out on £23m in council tax because around 80,000 households are incorrectly claiming the Single Person Discount, according to new research.

Scotland's local authorities have paid out nearly £100m to more than 200,000 households to help them with everyday essentials and living expenses through the Scottish Welfare Fund.

Local authorities and bus operators have been awarded £30m in Government funding to buy greener low emission buses and install vital infrastructure such as chargepoints.

Public service failures look unavoidable and Government must do more to improve on its "superficial" responses that too often do not address the underlying problems, a new report has argued.

Local authorities are potentially missing out on £23m in council tax because around 80,000 households are incorrectly claiming the Single Person Discount, according to new research.

Scotland's local authorities have paid out nearly £100m to more than 200,000 households to help them with everyday essentials and living expenses through the Scottish Welfare Fund.