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Challenging all political parties on what they will do for our people

‘During the election campaign we will strive to keep UNISON policies and objectives fore and centre  of the political debate.

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Briefings

MSP e-briefing: Public Services

UNISON Scotland welcomes the debate in Parliament on Tuesday 13 January 2015 on protecting public services. As the largest public

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Briefings

Briefing 63: Policy – Smith Commission on Devolution

KEY POINTS: Greater fiscal autonomy through devolution of income and other taxes. Barnett formula remains although new borrowing powers and

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News Press release

Listen to the people and keep public services in public hands, says UNISON

Date: Fri 19 September 2014 A key issue in this independence referendum has been the future of public services. People

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Public money does not belong in the hands of tax dodgers, says UNISON

Date: Thursday 20 February 2014 UNISON is calling for an end to tax dodgers winning public contracts ahead of today’s

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UNISON welcomes publication of Procurement Bill

Date: Thursday 12 September 2013 UNISON, Scotland’s largest public sector union has welcomed the Procurement Bill being sent to parliament.

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Purpose first – powers later, UNISON tells Scottish Labour

Date: Fri 19 April 2013 UNISON Scotland, one of Labour’s largest affiliated unions, has told the party its first and

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Workers must be central in public service reform, not treated as puppets or pawns

Date: Wed 27 March 2013 UNISON will today (Wed) tell a committee of MSPs that redesigns of public services must

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Don’t treat Scotland’s colleges and support staff like Cinderella, UNISON tells MSPs

Date: Thu 7 March 2013 • PHOTO OPPORTUNITY EVENT – 1pm outside Parliament – Cinderella will make an appearance with

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UNISON calls for new devolved powers to create a Fairer Scotland

Date: Thu 28 February 2013 UNISON today launched a set of policy proposals calling for fresh powers, including pensions and

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