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UNISON Labour Link congratulates new Scottish Labour leader

UNISON Labour Link congratulates new Scottish Labour leader

UNISON Labour Link congratulates Anas Sarwar on his election as Scottish Labour leader. The union also thanked Monica Lennon for running a strong campaign raising important issues. Gordon McKay, chair of UNISON's Labour Link, said: "We look forward to continuing to work with Anas. During the leadership election Anas said ... Read More
Monica Lennon wins backing of UNSON Labour Link

Monica Lennon wins backing of UNSON Labour Link

Monica Lennon’s campaign to be Scottish Labour leader took another step forward today (mon) with the announcement that she has won the backing of UNISON Labour link. In her role as with the Scottish Labour Health spokesperson Monica Lennon  has advanced many of the public services union’s priorities in protecting ... Read More
UNISON Scotland Labour Link comment on resignation of Scottish Labour Leader Richard Leonard

UNISON Scotland Labour Link comment on resignation of Scottish Labour Leader Richard Leonard

Gordon McKay, chair UNISON Scotland Labour Link said: “UNISON Scotland Labour Link want to pay tribute to Richard Leonard following his decision to stand down as Labour Leader in Scotland. Richard has spent his working life supporting the issues that are at the heart of UNISON: public services, fair pay ... Read More
Press Release

UNISON Scotland Labour Link Supports Richard Leonard: Condemns critics as “self interested career politicians” and calls for “fresh voices” for next years elections.

UNISON Scotland Labour Link committee met today (Friday) and issued a robust statement of support for Richard Leonard.  The statement decried Mr Leonard's critics as “self interested career politicians” Who were failing to represent “core Labour values”. The statement also said the party needs “fresh voices” representing Labour in next ... Read More
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Labour Link Bulletin June 2020

This month's Labour link edition includes: A message from Gordon McKay, Chair of Labour Link Scotland. Reports from UNISON’s Deborah Clarke reports on After the lockdown: Building a National Care Service; UNISON's Kay Sillars on meeting between Unison Scottland and  Scottish Labour’s health teams; and Billy Stewart on his first year as National Labour Link Committee Rep ... Read More
UNISON Labour Link is backing Matt Kerr for Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour

UNISON Labour Link is backing Matt Kerr for Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour

UNISON Labour Link is supporting Matt Kerr for Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour and encourages all UNISON Labour Party members and supporters to vote for Matt. Matt's a trade unionist who's always stood up for public services and opposed austerity. #Matt4Deputy ... Read More
UNISON Labour Link is backing Keir Starmer for UK Labour Leader

UNISON Labour Link is backing Keir Starmer for UK Labour Leader

UNISON Labour Link is backing Keir Starmer for UK Labour Leader. Keir has vision to get Labour back in power, to take on Boris Johnson, hold him to account and ensure Labour can win to improve working people's lives. He's with us against austerity in the UK and Scotland ... Read More
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UNISON Labour Link Bulletin – December 2019

UNISON Scotland Labour Link bulletin for the forthcoming General Election - 12 December 2019. For further information contact Simon Macfarlane at s.macfarlane@unison.co.uk ... Read More

A message from Richard Leonard on why a vote for Labour on Dec 12th is so vital

Provide the funding for real pay rises for public service workers, funding a 5% pay rise in April, and we expect the Scottish Government to honour this where pay is devolved. Introduce a real Living Wage of at least £10 an hour immediately, for all workers aged 16 and over, and ban zero ... Read More
Westminster Candidates

Westminster Candidates

Congratulations to UNISON members selected as candidates for Westminster key seats ... Read More
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