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Newest UNISON Branch site in Scotland is UNISON Scottish Ambulance Service in September 2015

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Orkney Health Branch

University of the West of Scotland

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Shetland UNISON

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Stirling Council UNISON

University of Dundee

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Western Isles Health Branch




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Trade Union

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TIGMOO TIGMOO The network for UK union blogs and bloggers

Labour Start

Scottish Pensioners Forum

Labour Research Dept (LRD)
LRD has a long history and remains the leading source of up to the minute news and information for Trade Unionists.

Scottish Trades Union Congress



Local Government


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Scottish Government

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Professional Bodies

The Scottish Association of Social Work

Scottish Social Services Council
This website will tell you about regulating and registering the social services workforce. You can also find information about the education and training available in Scotland to develop skills and qualifications in social work and social care. Find out about the future workforce development in social services

Association of Colleges South West Education (Aoc SW). http://www.aocsouthwest.co.uk/
Association of Colleges South West (AoC SW) is the representative body for further education (FE) colleges in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. AoC promotes the interests of all further education FE colleges at ministerial level and works closely with key government departments and agencies.




BBC - you can get lost in here for weeks

Holyrood.com is the essential site for anyone interested in Scottish politics. You can share news and views on Committees and Cross Party Groups in the Forum and you can find information on forthcoming policy Conferences

The Morning Star

The Scotsman newspaper

The Daily Record newspaper

The Herald newspaper



Scotland.com Directory, email etc

Scotsmart Scottish Directory

Rampant Scotland
Rampant Scotland Directory

Scottish Law Online

Scottish Island Shopping (Argyll & Islands Enterprise)

Scottish Enterprise

Scotland 24/7


Campaigns and Other Links

Campaign against chatroom paedophiles www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Govan Law Centre A charitable community law centre based in Glasgow Govan, but serving Glasgow and Scotland for unmet legal need in certain areas. Site has free advice, caselaw & downloadable forms for citizens, on subjects such as repossession, eviction, debt, employment law, criminal injuries compensation and social security law.
See also www.edlaw.org.uk - their Scottish Executive funded site which provides expert advice on education law generally in Scotland.

Hadeel Fair Trade shop aims to provide a sustainable source of income for craftspeople working in community basedgroups in the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon.

One Workplace Equal Rights - Mainsteaming Equality and Tackling Racism - One Workplace Equal Rights is here to tackle racism and promote equal opportunities in the workplace by providing accessible information and advice regarding your rights at work, including new rights under EC equality directives, in relation to race, age, sexual orientation and religion.

Show Racism the Red Card

The Scottish Labour Party

Scottish Legal Action Group
The purpose of the Scottish Legal Action Group is to promote equal access to justice in Scotland.

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the umbrella body for all voluntary organisations in Scotland.

Socialist Health Association Scotland


Thompsons TU Briefing Thompsons Scotland Solicitors.





Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU - SPSF Group) Australia

Community H.E.A.R.T - Supports Health Education and Reconstruction Training in Southern Africa

Cuba Solidarity Campaign

The Nelson Mandela tribute site