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Treasury raid on National Insurance will cost Scottish public services hundreds of millions

New rules regarding National Insurance Contributions will see a quarter of a billion pounds cut from Scottish public sector budgets

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 14 – March 2016

Local Government Budget The Scottish Government’s budget allocations are, yet again, placing the burden of austerity onto local community services.

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Scotland must recognise the poor state of social work, says UNISON

UNISON is calling for political parties to agree to allocate more resources for social work and social care workers. This call is

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Damage

Registering Concern: survey of registrars – March 2016

Key Issues • Staff are under enormous pressure to deliver a high quality service with increasing demand and fewer resources. • Budgets

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Registrars struggling to meet new demands, says UNISON Scotland

Scottish Registrars are struggling to meet the new demands on the service. That’s the finding of an UNISON report Registering our

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Futures Public Works

Public Service Futures 15 – Winter 2016

Public Service FUTURES Issue 15 – Winter 2016: There is an alternative; Grappling with cuts; Procurement and tax dodgers; Anti-poverty

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UNISON response to Scottish Government council tax announcement today (2 March)

Dave Watson, UNISON head of policy and public affairs said, ‘UNISON welcomes any progress on the council tax freeze. However

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UNISON lobbying Scottish Parliament for fair funding for local services

Scotland’s largest trade union will lobby the Scottish Parliament on budget day (1pm, Wednesday 24 February 2016) to call for

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Public Works

Combating Austerity Toolkit

Combating Austerity Toolkit – Feb 2016 Use the Combat Austerity Toolkit resources to help your branch campaign to limit the damage to

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UNISON calls day of action to defend local government services

UNISON Scotland’s largest trade union has called a day of action (Thursday 11 February) to campaign against cuts in local

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