Responses and Submissions

B&C-logoResponses and submissions to consultations from the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Government and other bodies, by the UNISON Scotland Bargaining and Campaigns Team


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Response to ECCLR Cttee on new Climate Bill

UNISON is Scotland’s largest trade union with members across the public, private and voluntary sectors. Our members have many roles in which climate change impacts on their specific work, as ... Read More
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SLGPS Structure Review

The Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board is consulting stakeholders on the structure of funds in Scotland. This is UNISON Scotland's interim response to the consultation, which supports the ... Read More
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Response to ECCLR Cttee on Draft Budget 19/20

This is our response submitted to the Scottish Parliament's Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee's Call for Views on the Draft Budget 2019/20. As members of the Stop Climate ... Read More
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Early Learning and Childcare Service Model for 2020

The provision of a free at the point of use public childcare service has been a demand of the trade union movement for over a hundred years. UNISON therefore welcomes ... Read More
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Post Legislative Scrutiny of Police & Fire Reform

This is the UNISON Scotland response to the Scottish Parliament Justice Committee's call for written views on Post Legislative Scrutiny of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012. UNISON ... Read More
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Workforce planning in local government

The Scottish Parliament's Local Government and Communities Committee is looking at workforce planning as part of its budget scrutiny process. In this submission we set out how workforce planning is ... Read More
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Poverty and Attainment Inquiry

The enormous gap in qualifications between children in poor and wealthy areas in Scotland is simply a reflection of the inequality that scars Scottish society. A well fed child living ... Read More
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Response to The Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

UNISON has a proud history of work for transgender equality. We have a very active network of transgender members who are represented in policy making a national level. All our ... Read More
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Response on extending FOI to RSLs

UNISON believes that Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) should be covered under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA). We welcome the Draft Order under Section 5, but are concerned ... Read More
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Pupils with Additional Support Needs

UNISON members are clear that currently we are not getting it right for children with additional support needs (ASN). Children with additional support needs are now physically in mainstream schools ... Read More

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