A thousand influencers
Be part of UNISON Scotland's team to fight for public services in the 2015 General Election campaign.
|The Public Services Election - 7 May 2015:
If you value them, vote for them
2 Apr 2015: Don't let our vital public services and the workers who provide them be condemned to extinction in the general election on 7 May. If you value them, vote for them.
18 March 2015: New Influencers Conversations and Facts briefings going out in packs today.
17 Mar 2015: UNISON needs members to campaign for
public services, jobs and fair pay - sign up now to become one of our thousand influencers - and stand up for public services against the fat cats.
- Talk to colleagues. We will ask you to talk to at least 5 colleagues each week
- Promote key facts and statistics to bust the myths about austerity and cuts
- Campaign through social media to promote our policies, questions and issues
- Question candidates at hustings, radio phone-ins, and write to local papers, and party canvassers
- Visit unison-scotland.org.uk to get the latest UNISON policy and research
The fat cats have the money. We have the people.
UNISON Scotland Influencers - protecting public services one conversation at a time.
9 Feb 2015: We are recruiting one thousand UNISON Scotland members to work together to ensure that UNISON policies - for better public services, jobs and fair pay - are debated in the 2015 General Election campaign. We will concentrate our activities on our colleagues at work.
Talking to Colleagues
Face to face conversations are the most effective way to inflence people. We will ask you to talk to at least 5 people in your workplace each week. Persuade them to campaign for public services, jobs and fair pay. Sign them up to be a UNISON Scotland 1000 Influencer
Key facts and statistics
It is important that key stats and facts about austerity and public services, jobs and pay are in the public domain. We need to bust the myths about austerity and cuts. We will provide you with the latest UNISON policy and research to use when out campaigning.
UNISON Scotland is active on Twitter and Facebook. We will ask you to use social media to promote our policies, questions and issues. We will also ask you to follow and re-tweet each other. For twitter, we will suggest tweets and people to follow.
Questions for candidates
We will provide key questions to use or adapt at candidate hustings events, radio phone-ins, to write letters to local papers, to write to candidates or question party canvassers when they contact you.
Research folder and UNISON-Scotland.org.uk
You will receive a 1000 Influencer research folder. We will provide you with campaign materials through a password protected UNISON Scotland GE 2015 web page. This will be regularly updated with campaign resources.