Edinburgh Council to live stream meetings

In a forward thinking move Edinburgh Council are to stream council meetings live over the Internet to all this whom want to watch. The aim of the council is to improve debate and involvement in local politics – Exactly our aim in wanting to record the meetings of Whitwell Parish Coucil.

Not only will meetings be streamed live, they will also be recorded and stored as a permanent record of decisions made and the debate around them – this is another point we raised that caused shocked looks on the faces of some councillors.

You can find the full story here: http://m.scotsman.com/edinburgh-evening-news/cameras-to-stream-live-footage-from-city-chambers-1-2308360