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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News Press release

UNISON Scotland statement on First Minister’s programme for Government

Date: Wed 26 November 2014 Mike Kirby, Scottish secretary of UNISON, said “UNISON is Scotland’s largest trade union and we

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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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News Press release

Council tax freeze is costing public services dear – UNISON

Date: Wed 1 May 2013 Hard-pressed Scots are facing massive increases in charges for vital local services to pay for

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Futures Public Works

Public Service FUTURES Issue 5 – Spring 2013

PublicServiceFutures05_Spring2013 Public Service FUTURES Issue 5 – Spring 2013: Taxing questions – local taxation need to be reformed; plus… Chamber of

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