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North Lanarkshire council must use £73m cuts decision delay to talk with unions

UNISON’s North Lanarkshire branch today welcomed a delay until the new year on a decision on £73m of cuts that would “destroy the social fabric” of the area, but said ... Read More
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Scottish police staff are ‘brunt of perverse game of control’- UNISON

Police staff union UNISON has criticised ‘insulting’ comments made by Vic Emery, the chair of the Scottish Police Authority today (Tuesday 27 November) in his dispute with Chief Constable, Stephen ... Read More
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Scottish government must now create balanced police service – UNISON

UNISON Scotland today called on the Scottish government to look again at police staffing, as a new report by the Accounts Commission reveals that frontline police officers are backfilling the ... Read More
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Treasury confirms VAT bill for single fire and police services

UNISON Scotland has received confirmation from the Treasury that if the single fire and police services are established as proposed by the Scottish Government they will lose the current VAT ... Read More