Conference Local Government

Delegates remember murdered MP and Orlando club goers

UNISON president says people should ‘reflect on some of the language used’ in EU debate. Opening UNISON’s local government conference

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Conference 2016
Conference Local Government

Local Government Conference 2016

Conference reports from a Scotland perspective and where Scotland delegates are particularly involved on 19-20 June 2016. For other reports see

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 15 – May 2016

Local Government Reform While we await the new Scottish Government’s legislative programme, it seems clear that local government is in

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Branches Community Damage Local Government Public Works Reports Social Work

Growing pains, a survey of youth workers

This survey is part of UNISON Scotland’s Damage series: a set of surveys looking at the impact of the ‘Age

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Health Influencers Local Government Manifesto Public Works Reports

Social Care in Scotland

Social care in Scotland is in crisis! The provision of social care has changed rapidly over the last 20 years,

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Branches Local Government News

Victory for UNISON’s Anti-privatisation campaign

North Lanarkshire Council has announced that it will not privatise hundreds of home support workers jobs. The announcement comes after

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Local Government Manifesto Public Works

Local Government for a fairer Scotland

Scotland’s councils deliver the services upon which we all rely. From childcare to care for our elderly and vulnerable, keeping

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Branches Local Government News

UNISON West Lothian Additional Support Need Nursery Nurse Update

UNISON West Lothian is in dispute with West Lothian Council over plans to change the service delivery of school support for young

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Press Release
Health Local Government Press release Public Works

Treasury raid on National Insurance will cost Scottish public services hundreds of millions

New rules regarding National Insurance Contributions will see a quarter of a billion pounds cut from Scottish public sector budgets

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 14 – March 2016

Local Government Budget The Scottish Government’s budget allocations are, yet again, placing the burden of austerity onto local community services.

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