Futures Public Works

Public Service Futures Spring 2017

 The latest edition of Public Service Futures includes articles on: public sector reform, reducing poverty and inequality, new research on health

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Briefings

Local Government Budget Cuts

This briefing aims to provide some clarity for branches round the proposed budget. The local government budget is finally getting

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Health Local Government News

North Lanarkshire Council sign UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

UNISON congratulated North Lanarkshire Council – who have adopted UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter today. This will ensure high standards in

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Briefings

Briefing 084 Bargaining – Health and Social Care Delivery Plan – January 2017

KEY POINTS: • A major shift of treatment into community settings is planned • Some services and treatments will be

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Responses

The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare

UNISON welcomes the Scottish government’s proposals to expand early learning and childcare. It is an important step in both tackling

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Responses

UNISON response to the Education Governance Consultation

UNISON believes that education, including early years and childcare, should be both comprehensive and delivered free at the point of

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Briefings

e-briefing – Local Government 2016 – Audit Scotland Overview

Audit Scotland has published its annual overview of the financial state of local government in Scotland. In accountancy terms councils

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Briefings

E-briefing – Autumn Statement and Scotland – Nov 2016

This briefing highlights the main implications of the UK Autumn Statement for UNISON members in Scotland. While the £800m additional capital

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Futures Public Works

Futures number 17 autumn/winter 2016

 Latest edition of Futures covering the Scottish government’s plans for the upcoming year, the possibilities of a new Scottish approach to

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Briefings

e-briefing – NHS Scotland 2016 – Audit Scotland Overview

The key message in this year’s Audit Scotland report is that funding is not keeping pace with increasing demand and the

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