A summary of the role councillors play in Scottish communities.
Examples of the tasks carried out by an MP, such as meeting constituents.
Tasks carried out by an MSP, such as meeting constituents and proposing new laws.
Local Authorities use community councils to gauge public opinion on existing services.
Workings of the Scottish Parliament are described by the leaders of all five parties.
The Single Transferable Vote system is used to elect local councillors in Scotland.
An overview of how members are selected and the work they do once they become members.
An overview of institutions in the UK political system, such as the Houses of Parliament.