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Council Connections June 2017

This is the latest Council Connections bulletin, covering the key issues facing local government in Scotland.   

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Public sector recruitment crisis because of ageing workforce, says UNISON report.

A new report from UNISON warns of a recruitment crisis in the public sector within the next decade because of

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Futures Public Works

Futures Summer 2017 edition 19

 This edition of Public Service Futures contains an update on control of councils following the elections, a look at what

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Local Government Public Works Responses

Response: Early years petition PE01630

Our response to:  Public Petition PE01630: Eligibility for part-time funded nursery place following a child’s third birthday.    

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Futures Public Works

Public Service Futures Spring 2017

 The latest edition of Public Service Futures includes articles on: public sector reform, reducing poverty and inequality, new research on health

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Damage Local Government Public Works Reports

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

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

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Futures Public Works

Futures number 17 autumn/winter 2016

 Latest edition of Futures covering the Scottish government’s plans for the upcoming year, the possibilities of a new Scottish approach to

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Damage Public Works

A Fairer Start: A survey of apprentices in Scotland’s public services

This survey is part of UNISON Scotland’s damage series which looks at the impact of austerity cuts on the country’s

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Public Works

Scottish Parliament Information Center latest Profile Local Government in Scotland

  SPICe Briefing Financial Scrutiny Unit Local Government in Scotland  2016    

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