The play’s the thing. Or is it? Our latest Shadow Scheme raises some fascinating fundamental questions about the ‘great game of power’ between local communities and government.Continue reading “How to play the great game of power?”
It was fascinating to see how Edinburgh could look in the future if all sides work together to make a modern city with less congestion and more green space.
David Naylor, the latest participant of the Opening Doors shadow scheme, shares his insight into the work of Edinburgh city councillors and members of the Scottish Parliament. Over to David to tell us more… Continue reading “Behind the scenes at City Chambers and Parliament”
We are delighted that Marion Donaldson has become our first ‘shadow’ to stand for election. Marion is the Labour candidate for the Leith Walk by-election on 10 September, and it promises to be an unusually energetic campaign with not just one but two seats to fill. Continue reading “Out of the shadows into the political arena”
Friday: 11.30 am. Zahira Hassan has just arrived in Sarah Boyack’s office. A quick glance at the MSP’s diary is enough to convince her that she is in for a very interesting few weeks shadowing the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Planning. Continue reading “Re-Opening Doors 2013.”