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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Prohibiting Smoking Outside Hospital Buildings

UNISON generally welcomes the principle of introducing new measures to end the practice of smoking on hospital grounds. We agree that the current smoke free policies have had some impact ... Read More
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Consultation Response on Freedom of Information coverage extension

This is the UNISON Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation on  extending coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. (FOISA) UNISON's interest in FOI includes our campaigns ... Read More
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Consultation response on the role of Public Sector Bodies in tackling climate change

This is the UNISON Scotland response to the Scottish Government's consultation on  the role of Public Sector Bodies in tackling climate change. UNISON is very concerned that the austerity funding ... Read More
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Pre-Budget Scrutiny: Roads Maintenance in Scotland

There is no doubt that local government has borne the brunt of cuts over the last 10 years. Reports,from COSLA, the Local Government Benchmarking Report, Accounts Commission and SPICe, confirm ... Read More
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Pre-Budget Scrutiny: long-term financial sustainability of local government

It is clear that local government has borne the brunt of cuts over the last 10 years. A range of reports, while using different methodologies, confirm the significant financial pressures ... Read More
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Post Legislative Scrutiny of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – June 19

Public Audit and Post-Legislative Scrutiny Committee’s Post Legislative Scrutiny of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 UNISON is Scotland’s largest trade union with members across the public, private and ... Read More
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Workplace Parking Levy – Transport (Scotland) Bill Amendments – May 19

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee – Transport (Scotland) Bill – Workplace Parking Levy Amendments  - UNISON Response UNISON Scotland strongly supports action to tackle climate change and to reduce car ... Read More
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Good Food Nation Legislation Consultation Response – April 19

UNISON has long campaigned on the wide-ranging agenda summarised in the Scottish Food Coalition (SFC) call for a socially and environmentally just food system [1] and we support the SFC ... Read More
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Extending FOI to housing associations – good, but do it properly.

The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) has submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government & Communities Committee for its meeting today, Wed 20 March. The Committee ... Read More
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Consultation response on Scottish Government’s proposed post brexit procurement regulations.

Our consultation response on Scottish Government’s proposed post brexit procurement regulations. Scottish Parliament - Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee (Public Procurement etc. (Scotland) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019) ... Read More

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