A Glasgow City Councillor scooped up a national award earlier this week. 

Councillor Dan Hutchison was honoured with the Young Councilor of the Year at the LGIU Scotland and CCLA annual Councillor Awards in Edinburgh's City Chambers. 

Councillor Hutchison's proposals have ranged from advocating for hospitality staff working late-night shifts to a feasibility study to move the council workforce onto a four-day working week.

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Recently, he's been leading the charge against a proposed drive-thru in Ibrox and promoting cycling as a normal mode of transport.

He is also the business manager for the Glasgow councillors, as well as being the spokesperson for Workforce and Fair Work.

Councillor Ruairi Kelly of Glasgow City Council also walked away with the Community Champion prize. 

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Jonathan Carr-West, chief executive of Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) Scotland said: "In the face of unprecedented domestic and global challenges over the last year, councillors nationwide have once again exhibited unwavering dedication to serving their constituents.

"Tonight’s winners show the remarkable contributions local councillors make to their communities and we at LGIU Scotland are dedicated to celebrating these achievements that genuinely improve the lives of local residents.

"As councils continue to deliver essential services like social care and housing amid a cost of living crisis, these awards are a hugely important way to champion what councillors do locally.

"I extend heartfelt congratulations to all the Cllr Awards winners this evening. We applaud you for your dedication."

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Minister for Local Government Empowerment, Joe FitzPatrick MSP, added: “As someone who was previously a councillor, I recognise the important role councils play in delivering vital frontline services for our communities. Every councillor nominated for these awards exemplifies this spirit of public service and I congratulate them all.

"It is crucial the Scottish Government works in partnership with local government to achieve the best possible outcomes for people.

"This approach, which is built on mutual trust and respect, is particularly important as we work to help people through the current cost crisis."