Conference

Solidarity with Grenfell Tower victims and survivors

UNISON pledged once more to stand in solidarity with Grenfell Tower victims and survivors, calling for justice for Grenfell, for

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Conference

Homelessness campaign: A secure home is a basic human need

UNISON is challenging all political parties and interest groups to work together to develop a national strategy to address homelessness,

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Press Release
Local Government News Press release Social Work Uncategorized

First Minister must intervene in Bield Housing decision to close 12 care homes

Bield Housing and Care, announced yesterday (11 October) that they intend to close 12 care homes in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow,

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Briefings

Briefing 082 Policy – Tackling the housing crisis in Scotland – November 2016

KEY POINTS: * Investment in social housing – including council housing – is the key to addressing Scotland’s housing crisis. * The

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Responses

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

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 15 – May 2016

Local Government Reform While we await the new Scottish Government’s legislative programme, it seems clear that local government is in

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News STUC STUC 2016

No more excuses – time to address Scotland’s housing crisis.

#STUC16 The STUC will press the incoming Scottish Government to back Shelter Scotland’s campaign for a radical programme to build

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Briefings

MSP e-briefing: Local Government Budget – Feb 2016

MSP e-briefing: Local Government Budget – Feb 2016 Cuts to Local Government are Unsustainable Public expenditure in Scotland faces year-on-year

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Briefings

MSP e-brief Private Housing (Tenancies) Bill Stage 1 debate

UNISON Scotland believes that housing has been left to the market for too long. The market has failed to deliver.

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Briefings

Briefing 71 – Why we need local government to deliver good health – Jan 2016

KEY POINTS: Protecting spending on health services isn’t just about protecting the NHS: local government also provides direct health services.

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