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Community led public services can transform inequalities, says report

Community led public services can transform inequalities, says report

Date: Thursday 22 October 2015 UNISON Labour Link Media Release - Launch of Commission on Health Inequalities report will take place at 22 October, 9.00am UNISON Scotland, 14 West Campbell St., Glasgow  The report of the Commission on Health Inequalities for the Scottish Labour Party calls for national leadership and community hubs to tackle ... Read More
Corbyn has strong mandate to opppose cuts says UNISON Scotland convener

Corbyn has strong mandate to opppose cuts says UNISON Scotland convener

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2015 Speaking at the TUC congress in Brighton, Lilian Macer, Convener of UNISON Scotland, said: "We are delighted that Labour Party has elected a leader who is strongly opposed to austerity. UK Government cuts are hitting people and their public services hard in Scotland, just as ... Read More
End the cuts and rethink Scottish policing, says UNISON

End the cuts and rethink Scottish policing, says UNISON

Date: Thursday 10 September 2015 UNISON Scotland police staff will call for the suspension 'all cuts and reforms while we re-think Scottish policing' at a public meeting in Dundee tonight (Thursday, 10 Sept 2015, 7pm). Shadow justice spokesperson Graeme Pearson MSP is travelling the country speaking to rank and file ... Read More
'Where is 'Your Survey'?' asks UNISON Police Staff Scotland

‘Where is ‘Your Survey’?’ asks UNISON Police Staff Scotland

Date: Wednesday 26 August 2015 UNISON has demanded that Police Scotland publish the results of the Police Staff Survey immediately. This survey is expected to give a true reflection of how police staff and officers feel about working in the new single service. UNISON members are angry that the survey results ... Read More
UNISON Labour Link backs Dugdale and Rowley for Scottish Labour leadership

UNISON Labour Link backs Dugdale and Rowley for Scottish Labour leadership

Date: Wednesday 24 June 2015 UNISON Labour Link, the affiliated section of Scotland’s largest trade union, has given its backing to Kezia Dugdale MSP in the contest for the next Scottish Labour leader and Alex Rowley MSP for Deputy Leader. UNISON Scotland Labour Link Chair Gordon McKay said: “With the ... Read More
Statement by UNISON Scotland Labour Link on Scottish Labour Leader Jim Murphy 

Statement by UNISON Scotland Labour Link on Scottish Labour Leader Jim Murphy 

Tuesday 12 May 2015 "The scale of Scottish Labour’s defeat in the General Election result last Thursday indicates the need for a radical change in approach. The problems of Scottish Labour long pre-date this election and the current leadership. "It is unprecedented for a party leader not to stand down ... Read More
Scrap plans for new women’s prison, urges UNISON Scotland

Scrap plans for new women’s prison, urges UNISON Scotland

Date: Tuesday 13 January 2015 UNISON Scotland, the public services union with many members working in Criminal Justice services has urged the Scottish Government to scrap their plans to build a new Women’s prison. The union has written to Justice Secretary Michael Matheson saying that a tendering exercise for the ... Read More
UNISON Labour Link Scotland backs Katy Clark MP for Scottish Labour Deputy Leader

UNISON Labour Link Scotland backs Katy Clark MP for Scottish Labour Deputy Leader

Date: Sun 2 November 2014 UNISON, Scotland’s largest trade union, has given its backing to Katy Clark MP in the contest for the next Scottish Labour Deputy leader. UNISON Scotland Labour Link Chair Gordon McKay said: “Katy Clark has a great record of campaigning on the issues that matter to ... Read More
UNISON Scotland Labour Link backs Neil Findlay for Scottish Labour Leader

UNISON Scotland Labour Link backs Neil Findlay for Scottish Labour Leader

Date: Sat 1 November 2014 UNISON, Scotland’s largest trade union, has given its backing to Neil Findlay MSP in the contest for the next Scottish Labour leader. This followed a hustings event in Glasgow today (1 November 2014) at the UNISON Scotland annual Labour Link Forum. Members were impressed by ... Read More
Commission for the provision of Quality Care in Scotland

Commission for the provision of Quality Care in Scotland

UNISON Scotland has long campaigned for the quality of social care to be raised.  We have been involved formally in various forums dealing with health and social care integration since at least 1999 when the first Local Health Care Cooperatives (LHCCs) were introduced using joint finance arrangements as a way ... Read More