Responses

Poverty and Attainment Inquiry

The enormous gap in qualifications between children in poor and wealthy areas in Scotland is simply a reflection of the

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Futures

Public Sector Futures Spring 2018

The latest edition of Futures gives updates on the local government budget, behaviour in schools and the expansion of early

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Local Government Manifesto News

Manifesto for local government in Scotland 2017

For fairness and democracy: keep it local  Launched at UNISON Scottish council on Saturday 1 April 2017 this is the UNISON

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Press Release
Local Government Manifesto News Press release

Public services are top priority for vast majority of Scottish voters, says polling

UNISON launches its manifesto for the local government elections in Scotland today, ‘For fairness and democracy: keep it local’ (1

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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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Branches Community Damage Local Government Public Works Reports Social Work Social Work Publications

Home care workers ask – we care, do you?

Scotland needs a quality home care service to meet the growing demand and also ensures that patients who shouldn’t be

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Conference Local Government

Defending local democracy, jobs and services

#ulgc16 Local Government Conference slammed the Tory Government’s ideological austerity policies which are having such a devastating effect on local

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Branches Community Damage Local Government Public Works Reports Social Work

Growing pains, a survey of youth workers

This survey is part of UNISON Scotland’s Damage series: a set of surveys looking at the impact of the ‘Age

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Branches Local Government News

Victory for UNISON’s Anti-privatisation campaign

North Lanarkshire Council has announced that it will not privatise hundreds of home support workers jobs. The announcement comes after

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Public Works

Questions for election candidates: Council cuts

This year’s Scottish Government budget allocation to councils has been cut by £500 million in real terms (£349 million in

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