Scottish councils

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FOISA Schedule I includes:

21 A council constituted by section 2 of [the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39)]

A full list of local councils in Scotland can be found on

Section 2 of the Act establishes a council for each local government area, each having a name of "The Council" with the addition of the name of the area. Under section 23 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, a Council can change the name of their area, and if they change it into Gaelic, can use "Comhairle" in place of "The Council". Schedule 1 Part 1 of the 1994 Act lists the following local government areas: