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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Cutting libraries will increase poverty and inequality, says UNISON Scotland

Date: Saturday 6 February 2016 On National Libraries Day (6 February 2016), UNISON is warning that more local government cuts will

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Sturgeon must act to protect local government services, says UNISON

Date: Tuesday 12 January 2016 UNISON local branches across Scotland are calling on Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, to

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Stand up for school librarians, says UNISON Scotland

Date: Monday 21 December 2015 UNISON Scotland has called on councils and Scottish Government to do more to protect school

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Responses

Petition PE1581 School Libraries – Dec 2015

ScotParlPetitionPE1581SchoolLibraries_UNISONEvidence_Dec2015 Petition PE1581 School Libraries – UNISON Scotland submission to the Public Petitions Committee December 2015 Extract UNISON members deliver

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Fine words and ideals no substitute for investment: UNISON inquiry into Scotland’s libraries

Date: Tuesday 8 September 2015 UNISON, the trade union for Scotland’s library staff, has published a report ‘Read It and

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Damage Reports

Read it and Weep: Scotland’s library staff speak out – September 2015

We asked our members to outline their experiences in a sector that has experienced huge change in service delivery as well

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Briefings

Briefing 67: Public Libraries Strategy 2015-2020

b067_PolicyBrief_PublicLibrariesStrategy_June2015 PDF KEY POINTS Ambition and Opportunity: a national strategy for public libraries in Scotland has now been published. CoSLA asked the

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Our libraries have never been under more pressure – UNISON

Date: Friday 7 February 2014 On National Libraries Day (Saturday 8 February) UNISON warns that our libraries have never been

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UNISON urges support for library services – National Libraries Day 9 February

Date: Fri 8 February 2013 UNISON today hit out at cuts to library services and urged councillors to defend libraries

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