Responses and Submissions

B&C-logoResponses and submissions to consultations from the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Government and other bodies, by the UNISON Scotland Bargaining and Campaigns Team

 

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NPF4 Position Statement Consultation Response

This is UNISON Scotland's response to the consultation on the Scottish Government's Position Statement on the Fourth National Planning Framework ... Read More
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Scottish Government Climate Change Plan update

We welcome the opportunity to respond to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee’s Call for Views[1]. We are also submitting this to the Economy, Energy and Fair Work ... Read More
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Scotland’s economic performance: The contribution of place based economic development zones

UNISON opposes the idea of freeports. The UK Government has made clear that freeports will be private sector driven initiatives, designed to achieve the free flow of wealth around the ... Read More
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Evidence: Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill January 2021

UNISON welcomes the aims of this Bill and the recognition of the challenges that many disabled young people face as they transition into adult life. In particular, we support the ... Read More
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Fair Rents (Scotland) Bill

UNISON fully supports this bill to regulate rents in the private rented sector (PRS). We represent some of the lowest paid workers in Scotland and our members are amongst the ... Read More
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Statement of STUC General Council on Levels and Lockdown

"STUC broadly welcome five-tiered system of restrictions, but remain gravely concerned at the economic impacts of the pandemic." "Last week, the STUC broadly welcomed the approach set out by the ... Read More
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UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Bill consultation

UNISON Scotland thinks incorporation of the UNCRC into law is insufficient. For children to exercise their rights in practice requires investment in essential public services.  These have been starved of ... Read More
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NHS Pensions: Response UK Treasury Re McCloud Judgement

The Treasury is consulting on proposals to remedy the issues raised by the McCloud judgement.  UNISON submitted a UK response and this additional response has detail for Scottish members.  Across ... Read More
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Proposed Right to Food (Scotland) Bill Sept 2020

UNISON strongly supports this proposed legislation which would  incorporate the right to food into Scots law. As we said in our submission to the Scottish Government’s 2019 Good Food Nation ... Read More
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Future of Social Care – Response to Health and Sport Committee call for views

By drawing on the frontline experience of UNISON members this submission seeks to reveal how various systemic problems undermine care quality and service user needs. To that extent UNISON believes ... Read More

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