Local Government

Local goverment serves the peopleLocal Government is UNISON Scotland’s biggest service group. Its remit covers a range of employees including those of all of Scotland’s councils, Direct Labour and Direct Service Organisations, Trusts, Joint Boards, voluntary and related organisations and private companies.

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Equal Pay Deal in Glasgow

UNISON is proud to say that we have reached an agreement in principle to a package of payments to resolve ... Read More

Policy Briefing 105 Draft Scottish Budget 2019/20

Our latest policy briefing sets out the key points of the Draft Scottish Budget for 2019/20. Here is our brief ... Read More

CCTV in Additional Support Needs Schools

There is no doubt that the needs of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN) are not being ... Read More

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Latest local government briefings

Briefing 99 Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme Review

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There is a consultation going on about a possible restructuring of Scottish Local Government Pensions schemes. The aim is to ...

Local Governance Review: Democracy Matters

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In December 2017, the Scottish government and COSLA jointly launched a Local Governance Review. The aim is to make sure ...

Fairer Scotland Duty

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The Fairer Scotland Duty came into force in April this year. The Scottish government has published interim guidance for public ...

Local Government Pay Claim

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UNISON members have suffered a real terms pay cut over the last ten years. Despite the news headlines following the ...

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Latest responses and submissions

CCTV in Additional Support Needs Schools

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There is no doubt that the needs of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN) are not being ...

Building Standards Compliance and Fire Safety

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UNISON generally welcomes proposals to protect the public through strengthening building standards compliance and fire safety. The success of these ...

UNISON’s Response – European Charter on Local Self Government

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All of us rely on the services delivered by local government. From childcare to elderly care, to supporting vulnerable people, ...

Early Learning and Childcare Service Model for 2020

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The provision of a free at the point of use public childcare service has been a demand of the trade ...
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