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UNISONScotland Responses and Submissions

Latest Documents

* UNISON Scotland’s Response to Proposals to amend the law of Culpable Homicide in Scotland pdfMar 2015

* Closing The Attainment Gap 2 - Role of Voluntary and Private Sectors - UNISON Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfMar 2015

* Closing The Attainment Gap - Wood Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce - UNISON Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfFeb 2015

* Proposals to Introduce Statutory Duty of Candour for Health and Social Care - UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government pdfJan 2015

* Health and social care: consultation on proposals for an offence of wilful neglect or Ill-treatment - UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government pdfJan 2015

* Housing: consultation on a new tenancy for the private rented sector - UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government pdfDec 2014

* TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) Implications for Scotland - UNISON evidence to Scottish Parliament European and External Relations Committee pdfNov 2014

* Community Energy Policy Statement: UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government Consultation pdfNov 2014

* Draft Budget 2015-16
UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee
pdfOct 2014

* Draft Budget 2015-16
UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee
pdfOct 2014

* Becoming a Good Food Nation: Response to the Scottish Government consultation on Scotland’s National Food & Drink Policy pdfOct 2014

* UNISON Scotland submission to Scottish Labour Party Commission for the provision of Quality Care in Scotland pdfSep 2014

* Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill - Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local Government and Regeneration Committee pdfSep 2014

* Future Model for Community Justice in Scotland - response to Scot govt consultation pdfJuly 2014

* Draft Budget 2015-16
UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee
pdfJuly 2014

* Health Inequalities in Scotland: UNISON Scotland submission to the Health Inequalities Review commissioned by Neil Findlay MSP pdfJuly 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 1 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 2 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Working Together: Progressive Workplace Policies
In Scotland - Response to Scot Govt Working Together Review
pdfJune 2014

* Submission on College Sector Board Appointments Draft Ministerial Guidance pdfMay 2014

* Food (Scotland) Billl - UNISON Scotland evidence to Scot Parl Health Committee pdfMay 2014

* Scottish Regulators’ Strategic Code of Practice response pdfApril 2014

* Flexibility and Autonomy of Local Government - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Local Government Cttee pdfMar 2014

* Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill - UNISON submission on general principles pdf Mar 2014

* Fire and Rescue Reform Inquiry - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Justice Cttee pdf Mar 2014

* Scotland's Education and Cultural Future - UNISON response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Cttee pdf Mar 2014

* Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Finance Cttee pdf Feb 2014

* Housing (Scotland) Bill - UNISON response pdf Feb 2014

* Scot NHS Superannuation Scheme: response to draft regulations for proposed contribution increases in April 2014 pdf Jan 2014

* Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill - UNISON Response pdf Jan 2014

* Scottish FE College Regional Structures - Part 2 - UNISON Submission pdf Jan 2014

* Code of Good Governance: Scottish Colleges - UNISON Scotland Submission pdf Jan 2014

* CoSLA Local Democracy submission pdf Dec 2013

* Procurement Reform Bill - UNISON Submission pdf Nov 2013

* Scottish FE College Regional Structures - Part 1 - UNISON Submission pdf Nov 2013

* Developing Scotland's Young Workforce - UNISON Response to Wood Commission Interim Report pdf Nov 2013

* UNISON Scotland response to SSSC fitness to practice proposed changes pdf Oct 2013

 

 

An extensive list of responses and submissions to consultations from the Scottish Executive and other bodies. UNISONScotland also issues Briefings and Policy Guides for branches on major issues.

Responses and Submissions by subject

Health & Community Care
Housing
Justice
Lobbying
Local Government (inc Social Work)
Miscellaneous
Parliament
Pensions
PPP/PFI
Regulation of Care
Student Finance
• Transport
Water Services

 

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Appointments to Public Bodies in Scotland

* Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill - Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local Government and Regeneration Committee pdfSep 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 1 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 2 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Submission on College Sector Board Appointments Draft Ministerial Guidance pdfMay 2014

* Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill - evidence to Health and Sport Committee pdfAugust 2013

* Appointments to Public Bodies in Scotland Modernising the System, UNISON Scotland Comments

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Best Value

* Response to Scottish Executive Draft Secondary Guidance on Best Value

* Gender Equality & Best Value Inquiry. The Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee Consultation Paper - The UNISON Scotland Response

* Best Value in Local Government: Next Steps* UNISON Scotland Response

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Budgets/ Spending Plans

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee pdfOct 2014

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfOct 2014

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee pdfJuly 2014

* Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Finance Cttee pdf Feb 2014

* Draft Budget 2014-15 - Response to SP Local Government Committee pdfSeptember 2013

* Draft Budget 2014-15 - Response to SP Economy Energy & Tourism Committee pdfAugust 2013

* Draft Budget 2014-15 - Scotland Performs - evidence to Scottish Parliament Finance Cttee on National Performance Framework pdfAugust 2013

* Police Reform Budget Evidence to Scottish Parliament Justice Committee pdfOct 2012

* Evidence on HE and FE to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee re draft budget 2012-14 pdfSep 2012

* Scottish Government Draft Budget 2012-13 and Spending Review 2011: Submission to Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee Oct 2011 pdf

* Scottish Government Draft Budget 2012-13 and Spending Review 2011: Submission to Economy Committee Oct 2011 pdf

* Scottish Government Draft Budget 2012-13 and Spending Review 2011: Submission to Health & Sport Committee Oct 2011 pdf

* Scottish Government Draft Budget 2012-13 and Spending Review 2011: Submission to Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee
Oct 2011pdf

* Scottish Government Draft Budget 2011-12 and Spending Review 2010: Submission to Local Government and Communities Committee Nov 2010 pdf

* UNISON Scotland Response to Independent Budget Review April 2010 pdf

* Submission to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee Budget Strategy Phase pdf

* Transforming Public Services Response

* Scottish Budget 2003-2004: UNISON Scotland's submission on the Scottish Budget 2003-2004

* Scotland's Budget 2002-2003, UNISONScotland Response

* UNISONScotland response to Scottish Executive draft spending plans 2001*2004

* Scottish Executive "Spending Plans for Scotland" A Response from UNISONScotland

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Building Standards

* Improving Building Standards Consultation on proposed new building standards. The UNISON Scotland Response

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Careers Service

* Closing The Attainment Gap 2 - Role of Voluntary and Private Sectors - UNISON Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfMar 2015

* Closing The Attainment Gap - Wood Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce - UNISON Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfFeb 2015

* Developing Scotland's Young Workforce - UNISON Response to Wood Commission Interim Report pdf Nov 2013

* Careers Management Skills Framework for Scotland - UNISON SDS branch response pdfMay 2012

* Demerger of Careeers Scotland Response

* Careers Service Review * UNISON Response

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Culture

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfOct 2014

* Scotland's Education and Cultural Future - UNISON response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Cttee pdf Mar 2014

* Local Authority Culture Trusts - Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfSep 2012

* Budget Proposals: Response to the call for evidence from the Health and Sport Committee pdf

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Health and Sport Committee

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

* Culture (Scotland) Bill Response

* Response to the consultation of the Cultural Commission

* Implementing the National Cultural Strategy Draft Guidance to Local Authorities on implementation of the National Cultural Strategy The UNISON Scotland Response

* Serving Scotland's culture - UNISONScotland's initial reponse to Celebrating Scotland - The Scottish Executive's consultation document on a National Cultural Strategy

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Education

* Closing The Attainment Gap 2 - Role of Voluntary and Private Sectors - UNISON Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfMar 2015

* Closing The Attainment Gap - Wood Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce - UNISON Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfFeb 2015

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfOct 2014

* Submission on College Sector Board Appointments Draft Ministerial Guidance pdfMay 2014

* Scotland's Education and Cultural Future - UNISON response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Cttee pdf Mar 2014

* Scottish FE College Regional Structures - Part 2 - UNISON Submission pdf Jan 2014

* Code of Good Governance: Scottish Colleges - UNISON Scotland Submission pdf Jan 2014

* Scottish FE College Regional Structures - Part 1 - UNISON Submission pdf Nov 2013

* Post-16 Education: evidence to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfJan 2013

* UNISON Evidence re Skills Development Scotland to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfNov 2012

* Submission to Scottish Government Consultation on Children and Young People Bill pdfSep 2012

* Merger of Edinburgh Colleges - UNISON submission June 2012 pdf

* Merger of Scottish Agricultural College and land-based FE colleges - UNISON submission May 2012 pdf

* College Regionalisation - proposals for putting learners at the centre
Dec 2011 pdf

* Putting Learners at the Centre - Delivering our Ambitions for Post-16 education Dec 2011 pdf

* Scottish FE College Governance Review evidence Oct 2011 pdf

* Inquiry into the Educational Attainment of Looked After Children Response Oct 2011 pdf

* Review of Higher Education Governance evidence Sep 2011 pdf

* Response to Consultation on Common Core of Skills, Knowledge, Understanding and Values for the Children’s Workforce in Scotland June 2011 pdf

* Towards a Sustainable Scottish Solution for the Future of Higher Education - Submission Feb 2011 pdf

* UNISON Future Management of Schools Response pdf

* Childrens Hearings (Scotland Bill) Stage 1 Submission to Scottish Parliament's Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee pdf

* UNISON Scotland response on Merger of Glasgow Colleges Feb 2010 pdf

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Health and Sport Committee

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

* Draft Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill UNISON Scotland Response | UNISON SCRA Branch Response PDF

* Lifelong Learning Response

* Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence

* Cross Border Tuition Fees Response

* Professional Body for Staff in Scotland's Colleges response

* Proposal to Merge Glasgow College of Building and Printing and Glasgow College of Food Technology - UNISON Response

* Collaboration between Schools and Further Education Colleges Response

* Draft Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill Response

* Governance and Accountability in the FE Sector Response

* Scottish Higher Education Review Second Consultation Paper - Shaping our Future. The UNISON Scotland Response

* The National Education Debate - The UNISON Scotland Initial Response

* Quality Assurance in Higher Education - UNISON Scotland Response

* Response to the Review of Education for Work and Enterprise Scottish Executive Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Department

 

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Employment

* Working Together: Progressive Workplace Policies
In Scotland - Response to Scot Govt Working Together Review
pdfJune 2014

* Inquiry into a Living Wage in Scotland Nov 2011 pdf

* Workers (Aggravated Offences) (Scotland) Bill response pdf

* Delivering pay equality in Scottish Local Government Response

* Right to request time to train for employees in Scotland (pdf)

* Apprenticeship (Scotland) Bill response (pdf)

* UNISON Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's European Committee's Inquiry on Employment and Corporate Social Responsibility

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Energy & Fuel Poverty

* Community Energy Policy Statement: UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government Consultation pdfNov 2014

* Renewables Inquiry - Response to Scottish Parliament Economy Energy & Tourism Committee
Feb 2012 pdf

* Scottish Parliament Energy Review response Aug 08 (pdf)

* Future of the Renewable Energy Industry in Scotland' - UNISON Scotland Evidence

* UNISON Scotland Response to the Energywatch Year 3 Forward Work Programme Consultation: 2003-2004

* Renewable Energy Scottish Executive Consultation. Scotland's Renewable Energy Potential - Beyond 2010. The UNISON Scotland Response

* The Scottish Fuel Poverty Statement Consultative Draft - The UNISON Scotland Response

* Scottish Energy Strategy Response

* Energywatch Work Programme 2002-03 UNISON Response

* The UK Fuel Poverty Strategy Consultation Draft The UNISON Scotland Response

* Ofgem Scottish Trading Arrangements Submission from UNISONScotland

* Response to OFGEM consultation paper "Plan and Budget April 2000 March 2001"

* OFFER/Ofgas Social Action Plan Discussion Document: A Response from UNISON Scotland Joint Utilities Committee

* Ofgem Consultation Document on Future Electricity Wholesale Trading Arrangments in Scotland A Response from UNISON Scotland

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Environment

* Scottish Regulators’ Strategic Code of Practice response pdfApril 2014

* Renewables Inquiry - Response to Scottish Parliament Economy Energy & Tourism Committee Feb 2012 pdf

* UNISON Scotland submission to the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Inquiry: Facing up to Climate Change pdf

* July 2009: Preparing for a changing climate - UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government consultation (pdf) PDF

* Response to Call for Views on the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (pdf)

* Response to Scottish Government Consultation to inform Scotland's climate change adaptation framework

* Proposals for a Scottish Climate Change Bill Response (pdf)

* ‘Choosing the Right Ingredients', The Future for Food in Scotland Response

* Waste Management Plan for Scotland Regulations 2006 Response

* Food Hygiene Regulations Comments

* UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Environment Group Consultation: Scottish Environment Protection Agency Policy and Financial Management Review (Paper 2002/21)

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Equality

* Working Together: Progressive Workplace Policies
In Scotland - Response to Scot Govt Working Together Review
pdfJune 2014

* UNISON Scotland response proposed Civil Protection Orders Bill pdf

* Submission to the Scottish Government's Consultation on Public Sector Equality Duty Specific Duties pdf

* Offences (Aggravation By Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill response

* Mainstreaming Equality into the activities of committees of the Scottish Parliament

* Taking Stock on Sexual Orientation - The Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee Consultation Paper - The UNISON Scotland Response

* Gender Equality & Best Value Inquiry. The Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee Consultation Paper - The UNISON Scotland Response

* Scottish Executive Consultation Paper Towards an Equality Strategy UNISON Scotland Response

* Scottish Parliament's Equality Committee's
Taking Stock on Race Equality UNISON Scotland Response

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Ethical Standards

* Scottish Executive Consultation on the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Bill UNISONScotland Response

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Finance

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee pdfOct 2014

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfOct 2014

* Draft Budget 2015-16 UNISON Response to the Call for Evidence by the Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee pdfJuly 2014

* Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Finance Cttee pdf Feb 2014

* Procurement Reform Bill - UNISON Submission pdf Nov 2013

* Draft Budget 2014-15 - Scotland Performs - evidence to Scottish Parliament Finance Cttee on National Performance Framework pdfAugust 2013

* Procurement Reform Bill - UNISON Scotland Response to Scottish Government pdf Nov 2012

* Police Reform Budget Evidence to Scottish Parliament Justice Committee pdfOct 2012

* Submission to UK Treasury consultation paper on bond issuance by the Scottish Government pdfSep 2012

* Fiscal Sustainability: Demographic Change and the Ageing Population - Response to Scottish Parliament Finance Committee pdf Aug 2012

* Public Sector Reform - Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local government & Infrastructure Committee Feb 2012 pdf

* Police & Fire Reform Bill - Scottish Parliament Finance Committee Evidence
Feb 2012 pdf

* Council Tax on long-term empty properties and the housing support grant response Jan 2012 pdf

* Preventative Spending Response Draft Budget 2012-13 pdf

* Scottish Government Draft Budget 2011-12 and the Scottish Spending Review Response pdf

* Inquiry into Preventative Spending reponse pdf

* Submission to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee Budget Strategy Phase pdf

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Finance Committee pdf

* Local government finance inquiry response sept 2009 pdf

* Budget Proposals: Response to the call for evidence from the Health and Sport Committee pdf

* Pay Bargaining in the Public Sector Finance Committee Submission

* Local Tax for Scotland Response (pdf)

* Funding of Public Capital Investment Projects Response

* Public Sector Procurement Regulations Response

* Local Taxation in Scotland Response

* Public Sector Procurement Response

* Response to Scottish Parliament Finance Committee investigation into the Scottish Executive Relocation Policy and the relocation of the CSA

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Freedom of Information

* Response to Freedom of Information (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill pdfAug 2012

* Response to Scottish Government Consultation on Proposals for a Freedom of Information (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill pdfMarch 2012

* Extending the Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act response pdfNovember 2010

* Freedom of Information: Revised Code of Practice for Scottish public authorities: Consultation response pdfMarch 2010

* UNISONScotland’s response to the Scottish Government Discussion Paper on extending the coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 -
January 2009
(pdf)

* UNISONScotland's response to the proposed regulations on the framework for Public Authorities to follow when requesting fees for FoI Requests

* Response to the Scottish Executive's Consultation on the draft Code of Practice - Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

* Positively Public Information Freedom of Information (Scotland) Bill - UNISON Scotland Written Evidence to The Scottish Parliament's Justice Committees

* Freedom of Information from all public services
Freedom of Information The Scottish Executive's Consultation on Draft Legislation The UNISON Scotland Response

* An Open Scotland, Scottish Executive consultation: UNISONScotland response - Freedom of Information

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Health & Community Care

* Proposals to Introduce Statutory Duty of Candour for Health and Social Care - UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government pdfJan 2015

* Health and social care: consultation on proposals for an offence of wilful neglect or Ill-treatment - UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government pdfJan 2015

* UNISON Scotland submission to Scottish Labour Party Commission for the provision of Quality Care in Scotland pdfSep 2014

* Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill - Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local Government and Regeneration Committee pdfSep 2014

* Health Inequalities in Scotland: UNISION Scotland submission to the Health Inequalities Review commissioned by Neil Findlay MSP pdfJuly 2014

* Scottish NHS Superannuation Scheme: response to draft regulations for proposed contribution increases in April 2014 pdf Jan 2014

* NHS Working Longer Review - submission to Scottish Government pdfSeptember 2013

* Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill - evidence to Health and Sport Committee pdfAugust 2013

* Response to Consultation on guidance to accompany the Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 pdfJuly 2013

* A Healthier Scotland - Creating a New Food Body - Submission to Scottish Government pdfMay 2013

* Submission to Scottish Government Consultation on Children and Young People Bill pdfSep 2012

* Integration of Adult Health and Social Care - UNISON response pdfSep 2012

* Nursing and Midwifery Council consultation on propose fee increase, UK, 2012 UNISON response pdf August 2012

* Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Bill 2012:
Response
April 2012 pdf

* Health and Social Care integration - Comments to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee Feb 2012 pdf

* Mental Health Strategy 2012 - 2015 Feb 2012 pdf

* Draft Budget 2012-13 and Spending Review 2011: Submission to Health & Sport Committee Oct 2011 pdf

* Regulation of care homes for older people: Response to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee Aug 2011 pdf

* Response to Consultation on Common Core of Skills, Knowledge, Understanding and Values for the Children’s Workforce in Scotland June 2011 pdf

* UNISON Scotland Statement on Care Integration March 2011 pdf

* UNISON Scotland response to Self Directed Support National Strategy 2010 pdf

* Social Care Procurement Guidelines response pdf

* Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 – Consultations on Implementation pdf

* Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scotland Act 2007 - Consultation on Secondary Legislation (Feb 2008) pdf

* Budget Proposals: Response to the call for evidence from the Health and Sport Committee pdf

* Limit on Trans-Fats (Scotland) Bill response pdf

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Health and Sport Committee

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

* Free car parking For patients, Visitors and Staff at NHS Sites in Scotland UNISON Scotland's response to Paul Martin's consultation on the Proposed NHS Parking (Scotland) Bill

* Equipment and adaptations guidance for health and local authority partnerships response (pdf)

* Health Visitors Petition Response Jan 09

* Health Boards Membership and Elections Response

* The Role of Rehabilitation Services Response

* ‘Choosing the Right Ingredients', The Future for Food in Scotland Response

* Local Healthcare Bill Response

* Better Health, Better Care Consultation response

* NHS Pension Review Response

* Direct Payments Response

* Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Bill UNISON Evidence

* National Standards Relating to Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland Response

* Shared Services Response

* Review of NHS Prescription Charges and Exemption Arrangements Response

* UNISON Scotland Redrawing boundaries in Argyll and Clyde NHS Response

* Protecting Vulnerable Adults - Securing their safety Response

* Response to Kerr Report Aug 2005

* Abolition of Prescription Charges Response to Call for Evidence

* Prohibition of Smoking in Certain Places Response

* Direct Payments Rules on Employing Relatives Response

* UNISON Response to Scottish Executive's Consultation on "Smoking in Public Places"

* Regulation of Health Care Support Staff and Social Care Support Staff in Scotland - Response

* UNISON Scotland's response to the Consultation on the use of Joint Ventures to deliver primary care/joint premises.

* Supporting and Promoting Joint Working between Local Authority and NHS Bodies: Ladder of Support and Intervention The UNISON Scotland Response April 2004

* Response to the Breastfeeding etc. (Scotland) Bill

* Health Clearance For Serious Communicable Diseases: New Health Care Workers Draft Guidance for Consultation

* Community Health Partnerships Submission

* Response to Patient Rights and Responsibilities: a draft for consultation Scottish Executive

* A New Public Involvement Structure for NHSScotland The UNISON Scotland Response

* Reforming the NHS Complaints Procedure - UNISONScotland Response

* Learning for Everyone - A Development Plan for the NHS - Response

* ‘Learning from Experience' How to Improve Safety for Patients in Scotland - The UNISON Scotland Response

* Response to the Scottish Executive Health Department Consultation on Infection Control Standards for Adult Care Homes

* Updated UNISON Scotland Response On - "Towards Better Oral Health in Children: A Consultation Document on Children's Oral Health in Scotland"

* Draft Guidance on Supporting Carers Submission

* The UNISON Scotland Submission To the Public Health Division, Scottish Executive Consultation Paper on Health Protection in Scotland.

* UNISON Scotland Response On - "Towards Better Oral Health in Children: A Consultation Document on Children's Oral Health in Scotland"

* Response to Scottish Executive Consultation on AIDS/HIV Infected Health Care Workers: Guidance on the Management of Infected Health Care Workers and Patient Notification.

* Response from UNISON Scotland to the Scottish Executive Consultation Paper: The recovery of NHS costs in cases involving personal injury compensation

* Tobacco Advertising and promotion Bill: UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Consultation Document and Draft Regulatory Impact Assessment on Regulations Concerning Sponsorship, Brandsharing, and Point of Sale Advertising.

* The Mental Health (Scotland) Bill 2002 The UNISON Scotland Submission To the Health & Community Care Committee.

* A Quality and Standards Board For Health in ScotlandUNISON Scotland Response June 2002

* Scottish Health and Community Care Committee UNISON Scotland Submission October 2001 plus Health & Community Care Committee Budget process Presentation

* UNISON Response to Greater Glasgow Health Board "Elderly Services: Proposed Changes to Continuing Care"

Future Model for Community Justice in Scotland - response to Scot govt consultation pdfJuly 2014

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Housing

* Housing: consultation on a new tenancy for the private rented sector - UNISON Scotland response to Scottish Government pdfDec 2014

* Housing (Scotland) Bill - UNISON response pdf Feb 2014

* Investing in Affordable Housing’ Response

* Firm Foundations: The Future of Housing in Scotland Response

* Better Homes for Scotland's Communities The Executive's Proposals for the Housing Bill UNISON Scotland Response

* Glasgow City Council Housing Stock Transfer University of Paisley Faculty of Business Commissioned by UNISON

* Response to Green Paper on Modernisation - An Agenda for Scotland's Housing

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Justice

* UNISON Scotland’s Response to Proposals to amend the law of Culpable Homicide in Scotland pdfMar 2015

* Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill - UNISON submission on general principles pdf Mar 2014

* Fire and Rescue Reform Inquiry - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Justice Cttee pdf Mar 2014

* UNISON Response to Call for Evidence on Scrutiny of the Scottish Government’s Draft Justice Budget 2014-2015 pdfOct 2013

* Scot Parl Justice Cttee - UNISON written evidence - Part 1 of Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill on arrest and custody pdfAugust 2013

* Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill: Response to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee pdfApr 2013

* Redesigning the Community Justice System - response to Scottish Government consultation pdfApr 2013

* Police Reform Budget Evidence to Scottish Parliament Justice Committee pdfOct 2012

* Response to Taylor Review on funding of civil litigation pdfMarch 2012

* Police & Fire Reform Bill - Scottish Parliament Justice Committee Evidence
Feb 2012 pdf

* Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 – Procedural Rules Jan 2012 pdf

* Future of Policing in Scotland - Response to Scottish Government consultation May 2011 pdf

* Damages (Scotland) Bill response pdf

* Protection of Workers (Scotland) Bill response pdf

* UNISON Scotland response proposed Civil Protection Orders Bill pdf

* Offences (Aggravation By Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill response

* Response to inquiry into community policing in Scotland

* Scottish Civil Courts Review Response

* Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence

* UNISON Scotland Police Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill Response

* Adoption Policy Review Group Stage 2 Response

* Response to Justice Department Expert Group on Corporate Homicide

* Consultation on Community Justice Authorities Response

* Supporting Police, Protecting Communities Response

* Emergency Workers (Scotland) Bill Stage 2 Response

* The UNISON Scotland Submission To the Scottish Parliament's Justice 2 Committee On their call for Written Evidence on the Fire (Scotland) Bill

* Justice 2 Committee Youth Justice Inquiry - Written Evidence Submitted by UNISON Scotland.

* The Scottish Executive Consultation Paper on the Review of the Children's Hearing System - UNISON Scotland Response

* 'Re:duce, Re:habilitate, Re:form - A Consultation on Reducing Reoffending in Scotland' - UNISON Scotland Response

* Response to The Scottish Parliament Justice 1 Committee's call for evidence on Emergency Workers (Scotland) Bill

* Response to The Scottish Parliament Justice 1 Committee's call for evidence for Inquiry into the Rehabilitation of Prisoners

* Protection of Emergency Workers Response

* Response to the Cross-Party Working Group Report on Religious Hatred

* Criminal Justice Bill Stage 3 - Paul Martin MSP Amendment - UNISON Response

* Rehabilitation of Offenders Act Exceptions Order - UNISON Response

* The Proposed Breastfeeding (Scotland) Bill - UNISONScotland Response

* UNISON Scotland's response to the Protection of Children (Scotland) Bill

* Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill UNISON Scotland Response

* Response to Redressing the Balance Cross-Examination in Rape and Sexual Offence Trials (31 Jan)

* Scottish Executive Justice Department: Stephen Lawrence - An Action Plan for Scotland: UNISON Scotland Response

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Lobbying

* UNISON Response to Statutory Registration of Commercial Lobbyists, The Scottish Parliament's Standards Committee Consultation Paper

* Lobbying in the Scottish Parliament The Scottish Parliament's Standards Committee Consultation Paper The UNISON Scotland Response

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Local Government (inc Social Work)

* UNISON Scotland submission to Scottish Labour Party Commission for the provision of Quality Care in Scotland pdfSep 2014

* Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill - Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local Government and Regeneration Committee pdfSep 2014

* Flexibility and Autonomy of Local Government - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Local Government Cttee pdfMar 2014

* CoSLA Local Democracy submission pdf Dec 2013

* UNISON Scotland response to SSSC fitness to practice proposed changes pdf Oct 2013

* Response to Consultation on guidance to accompany the Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 pdfJuly 2013

* A Healthier Scotland - Creating a New Food Body - Submission to Scottish Government pdfMay 2013

* Public Sector Reform: New Ways of Delivering Services - Response to Scottish Parliament Local Govt Cttee pdfJan 2013

* Procurement Reform Bill - UNISON Scotland Response to Scottish Government pdf Nov 2012

* Submission to Scottish Government Consultation on Children and Young People Bill pdfSep 2012

* Submission on Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill pdfSep 2012

* Integration of Adult Health and Social Care - UNISON response pdfSep 2012

* Local Authority Culture Trusts - Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfSep 2012

* Looked after children - Response to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfAug 2012

* Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Bill 2012:
Response
April 2012 pdf

* Health and Social Care integration - Comments to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee Feb 2012 pdf

* Public Sector Reform - Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local government & Infrastructure Committee Feb 2012 pdf

* Police & Fire Reform Bill - Scottish Parliament Local Government Committee Evidence Feb 2012 pdf

* Council Tax on long-term empty properties and the housing support grant response Jan 2012 pdf

* Proposed Rights of Children and Young People Bill Dec 2011 pdf

* Inquiry into the Educational Attainment of Looked After Children Response
Oct 2011 pdf

* Regulation of care homes for older people: Response to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee Aug 2011 pdf

* Response to Consultation on Common Core of Skills, Knowledge, Understanding and Values for the Children’s Workforce in Scotland June 2011 pdf

* Scottish Government Draft Budget 2011-12 and the Scottish Spending Review Response Nov 2010 pdf

* National Guidance For Child Protection In Scotland response Sep 2010 pdf

* UNISON Future Management of Schools Response July 2010 pdf

* UNISON Scotland response to Self Directed Support National Strategy 2010
May 2010 pdf

* Social Care Procurement Guidelines response Apr 2010 pdf

* Childrens Hearings (Scotland Bill) Stage 1 Submission to Scottish Parliament's Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee Mar 2010 pdf

* Local government finance inquiry response Sep 2009 pdf

* Role of the Registered Social Worker response pdf

* Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence from the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

* Draft Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill UNISON Scotland Response | UNISON SCRA Branch Response PDF

* Equipment and adaptations guidance for health and local authority partnerships response (pdf)

* Scottish Local Government Elections Bill Response

* Delivering pay equality in Scottish Local Government Response

* The Looked After Children (Scotland) Regulations 2008: Second Consultation UNISON Response Jan 09 (pdf)

* Final Dates to achieve Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Response

* Consultation on the Reform of the Children's Hearings System Response

* Local Tax for Scotland Response (pdf)

* Safeguarding the Children in Scotland Who May Have Been Trafficked Response

* Planning Better Outcomes and Support for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children Response

* Independent Asylum Commission's Review of the UK Asylum System Response

* Draft Children's Services (Scotland) Bill Response

* National Review of the Early Years and Childcare Workforce Response

* Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Bill Response

* Scottish Executive consultation on Youth Work response

* School (Nutrition & Health) Bill response.

* Shared Services Response

* Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill - Response to the Call for Written Evidence

* Response to SSP proposal to return Non Domestic Rate setting to Local Authority control

* Planning Bill Response March 2006

* Response to Finance Committee Inquiry into the financial implications of Single Status

* Protecting Vulnerable Adults - Securing their safety Response

* Adoption Policy Review Group Stage 2 Response

* UNISON Scotland's response to Frances Curran MSP's Consultation on the proposed Free School Meals (Scotland) Bill.

* Council Tax Abolition and Service Tax Introduction (Scotland) Bill Response

* Modernising the Planning System White Paper Response

* Role of the Social Worker: Protection of Title

* Social Work post registration learning and training response

* Consultation on Community Justice Authorities Response

* Scottish Parliament Education Committee. Call for Evidence: Early Years - Response

* National Strategy for the Development of the Social Service Workforce in Scotland 2005 -2010:

* Registration Services (Scotland) Bill Response

* Response to the call for Evidence on Contracts for the Maintenance of Trunk Roads

* Local Taxation in Scotland Response

* Food Hygiene Regulations Comments

* Submission To the Scottish Public Pensions Agency on the ‘Proposed changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme in Scotland'.

* Proposed Revision to the Post Registration Training and Learning Requirements for Registered Social Workers. Response to SSSC Consultation

* The UNISON Scotland Submission To the Scottish Parliament's Justice 2 Committee On their call for Written Evidence on the Fire (Scotland) Bill

* The Future of Fire Service Control Rooms in Scotland - UNISON Scotland Submission

* Regulation of Health Care Support Staff and Social Care Support Staff in Scotland - Response

* Justice 2 Committee Youth Justice Inquiry - Written Evidence Submitted by UNISON Scotland.

* Planning and Development Reform UNISON Scotland's response to the Making Development Plans Deliver and Rights of Appeal in Planning Consultations

* 'Re:duce, Re:habilitate, Re:form - A Consultation on Reducing Reoffending in Scotland' - UNISON Scotland Response

* Supporting and Promoting Joint Working between Local Authority and NHS Bodies: Ladder of Support and Intervention The UNISON Scotland Response April 2004

* Response to the Scottish Parliament Education Committee's call for evidence on Child Protection.

* Response to the Scottish Public Pensions Agency on the ‘Draft Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2003 Miscellaneous Amendments'

* Response to "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service: Proposals for Legislation"

* Business Improvement Districts Response

* Response to The Scottish Executive Consultation Paper "Putting our communities first: A Strategy for tackling Anti-social Behaviour"

* Response to the Draft Local Governance (Scotland) Bill.

* Response to Scottish Executive Consultation on the Local Government in Scotland Act 2003, Guidance.

* Merging of Voluntary Sector Funding Streams for Children and Young People's Services - Response

* Modernising Scotland's Social Housing Response

* Integrated Strategy for the Early Years Response

* Draft Guidance on Supporting Carers Submission

* Draft National Care Standards for Childcare Agencies Response

* Council Tax on Second and Long Term Empty Homes Response

* UNISON SCOTLAND Submission to COSLA Task Group Recruitment and Retention of Social Care Staff

* UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Consultation on the Local Government in Scotland Bill, Working Drafts of Statutory Guidance.

* UNISON Scotland's Response to the Report from the Working Group on the Throughcare and Aftercare of Looked After Children in Scotland.

* UNISON Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament Local Government Committee's Call for Evidence on The Proportional Representation (Local Government Elections) (Scotland) Bill.

* UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Consultation on the Reform of Social Work Education

* UNISON Scotland's response to the consultation document by the Expert Panel on School Meals:

* Renewing Local Democracy Scottish Executive Consultation The UNISON Scotland Response

* The Scottish Fire Service of the Future - UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Consultation

* Response to Scottish Executive's Consultation Document on Local Services and Community Engagement

* UNISON Scotland's response to the School Meals (Scotland) Bill

* The Local Government Bill, The UNISON Scotland Response, February 2002

* UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Environment Group Consultation on Private Water Supply Regulation

* Local Government Committee Inquiry into Local Government Finance Initial UNISON Evidence

* SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE
Trade Union Day * UNISONScotland Submission

* Best Value in Local Government: Next Steps- UNISON Scotland Response

* Report of the Commission on Local Government and the Scottish Parliament: The Scottish Executive's Response: A Response from UNISONScotland

* Response to the McIntosh Commission Report on Local Government

* The Commission on Local Government and the Scottish Parliament

 

Appendix 1 - UNISON's Comments on Local Government Finance

Appendix 2 - "Local Government Finance Since Reorganisation" A paper commissioned by UNISON

Appendix 3 - "Standing for Public Office in Scotland - The Democratic Deficit" - A Briefing Document

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Miscellaneous

* Becoming a Good Food Nation: Response to the Scottish Government consultation on Scotland’s National Food & Drink Policy pdfOct 2014

* Working Together: Progressive Workplace Policies
In Scotland - Response to Scot Govt Working Together Review
pdfJune 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 1 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 2 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Food (Scotland) Billl - UNISON Scotland evidence to Scot Parl Health Committee pdfMay 2014

* Fire and Rescue Reform Inquiry - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Justice Cttee pdf Mar 2014

* Procurement Reform Bill - UNISON Submission pdf Nov 2013

* Scot Govt Consultation response on Regulatory Reform - Primary Authority Arrangements pdfAugust 2013

* A Healthier Scotland - Creating a New Food Body - Submission to Scottish Government pdfMay 2013

* Procurement Reform Bill - UNISON Scotland Response to Scottish Government pdf Nov 2012

* Submission to UK Treasury consultation paper on bond issuance by the Scottish Government pdfSep 2012

* Submission to Scottish Government Consultation on Children and Young People Bill pdfSep 2012

* Submission on Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill pdfSep 2012

* Proposed Rights of Children and Young People Bill Dec 2011 pdf

* Limit on Trans-Fats (Scotland) Bill response pdf

* Discussion Paper on Tackling Poverty, Inequality and Deprivation in Scotland response

* Draft Commonwealth Games Bill Reponse

* Transforming Public Services Response

* Response to Mark Ruskell MSPs consultation paper on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

* St Andrew's Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Bill Response

* Blood Testing Following Criminal Incidents Where There Is A Risk Of Infection

* St Andrews Day Holiday response

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Parliament

* TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) Implications for Scotland - UNISON evidence to Scottish Parliament European and External Relations Committee pdfNov 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 1 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Draft Regulations on Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act - Set 2 - Response to Scot Govt pdfJuly 2014

* Food (Scotland) Billl - UNISON Scotland evidence to Scot Parl Health Committee pdfMay 2014

* Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill - UNISON Evidence to Scot Parl Finance Cttee pdf Feb 2014

* Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill - evidence to Health and Sport Committee pdfAugust 2013

* Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Bill - evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee pdfJune 2013

* Public Sector Reform: New Ways of Delivering Services - Response to Scottish Parliament Local Govt Cttee pdfJan 2013

* UNISON Evidence re Skills Development Scotland to Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee pdfNov 2012

* Lobbying Transparency Bill Response People Bill pdfOct 2012

* Better Regulation Consultation Response pdfOct 2012

* Police Reform Budget Evidence to Scottish Parliament Justice Committee pdfOct 2012

* Submission to UK Treasury consultation paper on bond issuance by the Scottish Government pdfSep 2012

* Referendum Consultation Response pdfMarch 2012

* Police & Fire Reform Bill - Scottish Parliament Justice Committee Evidence
Feb 2012 pdf

* Police & Fire Reform Bill - Scottish Parliament Local Government Committee Evidence Feb 2012 pdf

* Police & Fire Reform Bill - Scottish Parliament Finance Committee Evidence
Feb 2012 pdf

* Regulation of care homes for older people: Response to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee Aug 2011 pdf

* UNISON Scotland Evidence to the Christie Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services pdf

* Public Petitions Process Call for Evidence Response

* Calman Commission Stage 2 response (Aug 08)

* Response to Calman Devolution Commission consultation

* Decoupling Elections Response

* Independent Review of Regulation, Audit, Inspection and Complaints Handling in Scotland Response

* Mainstreaming Equality into the activities of committees of the Scottish Parliament

* Renewing Local Democracy Scottish Executive Consultation The UNISON Scotland Response

* A Scottish Commissioner for Public Appointments
UNISON Scotland submission

* The Size of the Scottish Parliament - UNISON Scotland's response to The Scotland Office Consultation on The Size of the Scottish Parliament

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Pensions

* Scottish NHS Superannuation Scheme: response to draft regulations for proposed contribution increases in April 2014 pdf Jan 2014

* NHS Superannuation Scheme Scotland Consultation – Employee Contribution Rate Increases – Draft Amendment Regulations Feb 2012 pdf

* NHS Scotland Pension Contribution Increases: A UNISON Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation paper: National Health Service Superannuation Scheme (Scotland) – Employee contribution increases Nov 2011 pdf

* Response to LASAAC consultation on potecntial requirement for separate LGPS pension fund reports (pdf)

* NHS Pension Review Response

* Response to the Scottish Public Pensions Agency on the ‘Draft Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2003 Miscellaneous Amendments'

* Submission To the Scottish Public Pensions Agency on the ‘Proposed changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme in Scotland'.

* Strathclyde Pension Fund: Review of Admissions Policy rseponse

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PPP/PFI

* Public Sector Reform - Evidence to Scottish Parliament Local government & Infrastructure Committee Feb 2012 pdf

* Scottish Government Consultation on the role of a Scottish Futures Trust in infrastructure investment in Scotland - UNISON Scotland Response

* STUC/Scottish Executive PPP Employment Protocol

* PPP/PFI in Scotland, Private Finance Initiative/Public Private Partnerships, The Scottish Parliament's Finance Committee Inquiry, The UNISON Scotland Evidence

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Regulation of Care

* Regulation of care homes for older people: Response to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee Aug 2011 pdf

* SSSC response re fees for early years and adult care staff

* Regulating of Care (Scotland) Bill UNISON Submission

* Regulating care and the Social Services Workforce UNISONScotland Response

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Student Finance

* Student Finance - What Do You Think? UNISON Scotland Response

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Transport

* UNISON Response to Proposals for Statutory Regional Transport Partnerships

* UNISON Scotland's response to Road User Charging Exemptions

* UNISON Scotland's response to the Scottish Executive's Consultation on a new agency for Transport in Scotland.

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Water Services

* Investing in and Paying for Water Services by 2015 - Response to Scottish Government pdfSep 2012

* Hydro Nation - Response to Scottish Government proposals for legislation pdfMarch 2012

* UNISON Scotland response to Hydro Nation - Scottish government consultation on Scottish Water March 2011 pdf

* The UNISON Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation paper Paying for Water Services 2010-14 (pdf).

* Strategic Review of Water Charges 2006-10 Response

* Consultation on the Principles of Licensing Response

* UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Consultations on investing in and paying for water services

* STUC Evidence to the Environment and Rural Development Committee on the Water Services Etc. (Scotland) Bill.

* Draft Water Services (Scotland) Bill Response

* Water Supplies In Public Buildings - UNISON Scotland's response to Scottish Executive Environment Group Consultation on Water Supplies in Public Buildings (Paper 2002/)

* Future Structure of the Scottish Water Industry - UNISON response

* Scotland's Water, The Water Services Bill, The Executive's Proposals The UNISON Scotland Response June 2001

* Future of the Scottish Water Industry - Initial UNISON response

* Water Quality Standards 2002-2006 - UNISON Response to Scottish Executive consultation

* UNISON Scotland Response - Managing Change in the Water Industry

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