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Latest briefings

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Planning Reform Bill

This briefing lays out UNISON's concerns about the new Planning Bill. The Bill has now been significantly amended and will ... Read More
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Briefing 103 – UK Budget 2018 Implications for Scotland

The UK Government budget may not be quite as important for UNISON members as it used to be – but ... Read More
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Local Governance Review Events

The Scottish government and COSLA launched a Local Governance Review in December 2017. This is a review of all public ... Read More

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Latest responses and submissions

UNISON Scotland Response: Barclay Implementation

UNISON has been calling on the on the Scottish government to introduce wider reform of taxation including a new fairer ... Read More

Child Poverty Bill

UNISON believes that tackling child poverty is an important and achievable aim. The Scottish government's plan to restore the commitments ... Read More

Draft Budget 2017-18: Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local Government Committee – Oct 2016

Summary: Local government budget It is very difficult to respond to calls for evidence on a budget when there is so ... Read More

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Other documents

Scotland’s environmental health services reach ‘tipping point’

Tipping Point
This report – Tipping Point – is the latest in UNISON’s damage series of reports which looks at the impact ... Read More

UNISON steps up combating austerity campaign to save public sector millions

Press Release
A campaign to help Scotland’s public sector save and raise millions of pounds is being stepped up today (20 July ... Read More

Building Stress: a survey of building control staff

Building Stress Damage Report
This survey is the latest in our Damage series of reports which looks at the impact of austerity cuts on ... Read More

Hard Lessons: Support staff struggling to maintain standards for pupils because of cuts

Hard Lessons
This is a large scale survey of support staff working in schools across Scotland. It is a wide ranging report ... Read More