Tag Archives: local government elections 2017

Questions for candidates in the Scottish council elections 2017

Scottish council election is on Thursday 4 May 2017. Candidates are out campaigning for your vote. Please circulate UNISON Scotland’s Questions For Candidates on social media and elsewhere. They are based on UNISON Scotland’s manifesto for local government. If you are meeting with candidates, attending a hustings or out campaigning over the next week – this is our last chance […]

Local Government Champions

  We all rely on public services – and the people who deliver them. These cards show just a few of our Local Government Champions, the people behind the scenes who make such a big difference to all our lives. Please tweet, share and show support for your Local Government Champions.

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 Scotland manifesto for the local government elections on 4 May 2017. Our manifesto calls for sustainable funding for local government, so it can take meaningful accountable decisions which can make a real difference to local […]

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 April 2017). Its is launched with polling from Survation showing that public services are the top priority for voters (70%); followed by the economy (51%); and job security and availability (44%). According to Survation polling […]

It’s Public Services Stupid!

Public services are the top issue for the vast majority of Scottish voters. We are publishing a full scale poll, undertaken by Survation for UNISON Scotland, that asked voters to tell us their priorities for the local government elections. Public services were the top priority followed by the economy and job security. The results were […]

Public services polling infographics for social media

e-Briefing – Scottish Attitudes Poll March 2017 – It’s public services stupid!

Public services are the number one issue for the vast majority of Scottish voters. We are publishing a full-scale poll, undertaken by Survation for UNISON Scotland, that asked voters to tell us their priorities for the local government elections. Public services were the top priority followed by the economy and job security. The results were […]