The Scottish local government elections take place on Thursday 4 May 2017. Local government has borne the brunt of austerity cuts over the last decade. UNISON is campaigning for fully resourced and accountable public services in local communities delivered by a fairly paid council workforce.
Manifesto and resources
For Fairness and Democracy – Keeping It Local: UNISON Scotland Local Government Manifesto 2017.
Our challenge to all parties in the local government elections – policies to combat austerity and deliver vital public services for our communities
The summary report is available here
and the tables here
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