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

 

Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill response

Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill response

This response is by UNISON Scotland, the largest public sector trade union in Scotland with 160,000 members. UNISON members work in the health service, local government, police and fire services, ... Read More
Fire and Rescue reform response

Fire and Rescue reform response

The setting up of the national fire and rescue service has meant both a great deal of change for UNISON members in the service but also confusion and uncertainty. This ... Read More
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Scotland’s Educational and Cultural Future response

UNISON Scotland welcomes the opportunity to respond to the call for evidence from the Education and Culture Committee on Scotland’s educational and cultural future. UNISON represents over 165,000 members across ... Read More
NHS Superannuation Scheme: draft regulations for proposed contribution increases

NHS Superannuation Scheme: draft regulations for proposed contribution increases

UNISON is Scotland’s largest healthcare trade union representing over 50,000 members working in NHS Scotland and related services. All of our healthcare members greatly value the pension benefits they are ... Read More
The Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill response

The Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill response

UNISON Scotland welcomes the opportunity to provide written evidence to the Finance Committee on the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill (RSTP Bill) and we will be giving oral evidence ... Read More
Housing (Scotland) Bill

Housing (Scotland) Bill

The main issue for housing in Scotland remains the shortage of homes. In our document Funding and building the homes Scotland needs (March 2013) UNISON Scotland has outlined a proposal ... Read More
Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill response

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill response

UNISON raised a range of concerns in our submission to the 2012 consultation on what was then called the Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill. The latest consultation has not diminished ... Read More
Scottish FE College Governance Review Part 2 response

Scottish FE College Governance Review Part 2 response

UNISON raised many concerns about the changes in the Post-16 Education Bill in particular college regionalisation. We are already seeing many of our concerns realised, for example overall student numbers ... Read More
Code of Good Governance: Scottish Colleges response

Code of Good Governance: Scottish Colleges response

Democratic structures create public bodies which are open and transparent in their dealings with the public. UNISON Scotland believes that issues of democratic accountability must be among the criteria used ... Read More
Online response to SSSC fitness to practice proposed changes

Online response to SSSC fitness to practice proposed changes

1.   The "fitness to practise" criteria is very vague and it is not clear to us what objective standards the SSSC would be measuring against. At present they look at ... Read More

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