Responses and Submissions

B&C-logoResponses and submissions to consultations from the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Government and other bodies, by the UNISON Scotland Bargaining and Campaigns Team


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A New Deal for Tenants

This is UNISON's response to the proposed reform of the private rented sector. High private rents and house prices are pricing public service workers out of housing. Our younger members especially ... Read More
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SSSC: A Register for the Future

This is UNISON's response to the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) consultation on proposed changes to registration and qualifications. While the consultation focuses on some very specific reforms, these measures ... Read More
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National Public Energy Agency

UNISON supports the creation of a new public agency to direct the roll-out of heating decarbonisation and energy efficiency. Strategic planning, support and funding is needed now. The key question ... Read More
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Consultation on a National Care Service

This is the UNISON Scotland response to the Scottish Government  proposals to set up a National Care Service. Whilst welcoming some of the proposals which the Scottish Government say a ... Read More
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Implementing Part 3 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019: Bus Services

UNISON believes we deserve a world class bus system. But we will only get this by rejecting deregulation and privatisation and taking a radically different approach to how we provide ... Read More
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Workplace Parking Licensing Consultation on Regulations & Guidance

This is the UNISON Response to the Scottish Government Transport Scotland Workplace Parking Licensing Consultation on Regulations & Guidance. UNISON Scotland has major concerns about Workplace Parking Levys (WPLs). Transport ... Read More
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Human Rights & Equalities Committee – Impact of Covid 19

UNISON Scotland contributed the Equalities and Human Rights Committee inquiry into the pandemic. Our submission focussed on the appalling situation in social care. The absence of human rights in social ... Read More
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NPF4 Position Statement Consultation Response

This is UNISON Scotland's response to the consultation on the Scottish Government's Position Statement on the Fourth National Planning Framework ... Read More
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Scottish Government Climate Change Plan update

We welcome the opportunity to respond to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee’s Call for Views[1]. We are also submitting this to the Economy, Energy and Fair Work ... Read More
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Scotland’s economic performance: The contribution of place based economic development zones

UNISON opposes the idea of freeports. The UK Government has made clear that freeports will be private sector driven initiatives, designed to achieve the free flow of wealth around the ... Read More

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