thumbnail of Keep the Promise – UNISON Nov 21UNISON, the union for social work staff, says that without the proper funding, the Scottish Government will be unable to deliver on its plans to reform the care service for children as outlined in The Promise report by the Independent Care Review.


The survey showed almost three quarters (74%) said their teams do not have enough staff while nine in ten (90%) of those surveyed said resources determine placement decisions when a child becomes looked after. The overwhelming majority (77%) said the provision of intensive family support in their area is insufficient to meet need.