News Press release

UNISON Scotland reaction to ministerial statement on draft 2016/17 budget

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2015 Mike Kirby, UNISON Scottish Regional Secretary said, ‘UNISON Scotland recognises that Tory austerity limits the

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News Press release

UNISON North Lanarkshire demo as council moves to cut one thousand jobs

Date: Tuesday 27 October 2015 UNISON Scotland MEDIA CALLING NOTICE UNISON, North Lanarkshire branch is holding a demonstration to protest

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 12 – Sep 2015

Trade Union Bill There is very welcome cross party support for the campaign against the Trade Union Bill. The Bill

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 11 – June 2015

Better Procurement Councils purchase a wide range of goods and services and this is an important opportunity to extend the

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Briefings

Local Government Finance Order MSP eBrief – Feb 2015

Cuts to local government are unsustainable  MSPe-briefing Local Govt Finance Order Feb2015 PDF Extract: Public expenditure in Scotland faces year-on-year

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 10 – Jan 2015

The Budget Bill The Budget Bill offers little relief to hard pressed councils who are bearing the brunt of austerity

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Briefings

Briefing 62: Policy – Scottish Government Legislative Programme 2014-15

KEY POINTS: There will be a new commission on alternatives to the council tax but the freeze remains in place

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