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UNISON Week 275 – Review of 2019, Local Government Finance & more

UNISON Week 275 – Our Year in Review, Local Government Finance, Activist Education Programme 2020 and more …. read full ... Read More

Briefing 109: Local Government Financial Overview

Audit Scotland published a financial overview of local government finance at the end of 2019. This report gives both an ... Read More

UNISON Week 269 – Protecting the Rights of EU Citizens in Scotland, AI & Data Driven Technology & more …..

UNISON Week 269 - Protecting the Rights of EU Citizens in Scotland , AI & Data Driven Technology, R-E-S-P-E-C-T  & ... Read More

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Latest local government briefings

Briefing 109: Local Government Financial Overview

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Audit Scotland published a financial overview of local government finance at the end of 2019. This report gives both an ...

Bargaining Briefing 106: Devolved School Management Changes

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The Scottish government has published new Devolved School Management (DSM) Guidelines on school funding decisions by local authorities. This guidance ...

UNISON WEEK 261 – SOS: Stressed out Staff in Scotland’s colleges and more …

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Our weekly newsletter covering our new UNISON Scotland report - SOS: Stressed out Staff in Scotland's colleges & more … ...

UNISON Week 260 – An emergency but no accident, Equal Pay update, HE Consultation & more

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Our weekly newsletter covering our latest Damage Report 'An emergency but no accident', Equal Pay update,  HE Consultation & more ...

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Latest responses and submissions

Pre-Budget Scrutiny: Roads Maintenance in Scotland

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There is no doubt that local government has borne the brunt of cuts over the last 10 years. Reports,from COSLA, ...

Pre-Budget Scrutiny: long-term financial sustainability of local government

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It is clear that local government has borne the brunt of cuts over the last 10 years. A range of ...

Additional Support Needs

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This is the latest evidence from UNISON regarding the  Scottish parliament Education Committee's  follow up on its enquiry into support ...

CCTV in Additional Support Needs Schools

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There is no doubt that the needs of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN) are not being ...

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