Susan Kennedy
STUC

Additional support needs are stretched to the limit

Additional support needs for pupils, particularly those who start at a disadvantage, are stretched to the limit with children not

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Mike Kirby
STUC

Migrant rescue cut ‘indefensible in its inhumanity’

Delegates mourned the terrible tragedy of the 950 migrants drowned as their ship capsized off the coast of Libya just

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Helen Duddy
STUC

Change society so women can live free from violence

Gender equality is at the root of violence against women and girls and the STUC will campaign to keep this

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Ryan Boyle
STUC

Poorer students are being failed

Too many students in Scotland drop out of full time education due to inadequate financial support. Speaking on behalf of

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Sarah Collins
STUC

Foodbanks: Solidarity not charity

The rise of foodbanks in the 6th richest country in the world is a national scandal and the STUC will

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Kate Ramsden
STUC

End 1 in 5 children living in poverty in Scotland

The STUC is appalled that 100,000 children live in poverty in Scotland and will call on both the UK and

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James Corry
STUC

Call to challenge gender equality in apprenticeships

The STUC will press the Scottish government to work with them to tackle gender inequality in apprenticeships and to encourage

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Carol Ball
STUC

Tackling poverty to tackle education inequalities

Poverty affects the education and life chances of our children, and delegates condemned the disgrace of one in five Scottish

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Davena Rankin
STUC

STUC calls on University governors to reflect diversity of staff

The STUC has called on Scottish Government to legislate for all university governing bodies to have a chair elected by

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George McIrvine
STUC

Attempt to take over transport police is another ‘polishambles’

The STUC will vigorously oppose Scottish Government plans to absorb the specialist British Transport Police (BTP) into Police Scotland and

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