Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004

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Local Governance (Scotland) Act
Act of Parliament
Text of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk

The Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 9) is an Act of the Scottish Parliament which provided, inter alia, for the election of councillors to the local authorities in Scotland by the single transferable vote system.

The Commission on Local Government and the Scottish Parliament reported in June 2000.[1] The introduction of proportional representation in local authority elections was a key demand of the Liberal Democrats when they entered into coalition with the Labour Party in the Scottish Executive.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Council fury over Kerley Report". The Herald. Glasgow. 28 June 2000. Retrieved 5 June 2016. 

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