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SCOTTISH DISABLED MEMBERS’ GROUP: ANNUAL MEETING
SATURDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2015– STUC CENTRE, GLASGOW Click here for calling notice and forms Word - must be returned by by Friday 16 October 2015

 

Social MediaAccess All Areas in Scotland - Issue 3 of UNISON Scotland's Disabled Members Newsletter - UNISON Scotland Disabled Members take a leap into social media
UNISON Scotland Disabled Members Committee have been busy over the last few months setting up social media accounts. Whether you Tweet or Post, Follow or Like, the Disabled Members Group has the place for you. >click here for a pdf of the newsletter...

 

Previous news....

28 Nov 2013 - update
UNISON supports disability WOW campaign - add your name to e-petition now

UNISON is supporting the disability WOW campaign and petition which calls for an end to the war on welfare and for a cumulative impact assessment of welfare reform and a new deal for sick and disabled people and their families and carers based on their needs, abilities and ambitions. 

Sign the Petition here: http://wowpetition.com/ 

The petition currently has 96,000 signatures. 100,000 signatures before closing date on 12 Dec will mean it has to be considered for a Parliamentary debate at Westminster.

UNISON UK policy officer Allison Roche said: "UNISON believes that the current cuts of £23 billion in disability benefits are not creating a better welfare system but an ill fare system for disabled people and their carers and families. 

"It's not just about people losing care services, it's also the quality of care they receive with the increased pressure on staff to cover more clients." 

Sign the Petition here: http://wowpetition.com/

Scottish Disabled Members' AGM 2013
will be on Saturday 9th November 2013 in STUC Offices 333 Woodlands Road Glasgow 10.30am. Click here for calling notice, forms and a poster

 

AGM SpecialAccess All Areas in Scotland - Issue 2 of UNISON Scotland's Disabled Members Newsletter - AGM 2013 Special
This issue covers all the details and forms you need for the 2013 AGM on Saturday 9th November 2013 in STUC Offices 333 Woodlands Road Glasgow 10.30am.>>click here for a pdf of the newsletter...

 

Access All Areas in ScotlandAccess All Areas in Scotland - Issue 1 of UNISON Scotland's Disabled Members Newsletter - Summer 2013
Read the first issue of Access All Areas in Scotland. This issue covers National Delegate Conference, report on meeting with Independent Living in Scotland's Pam Duncan, upcoming conferences and events, Mobilise13 and progress on developing new website >>click here for a pdf of the newsletter...

 

DISABILITY AND YOU - WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Disabled MembersThe Scottish Disabled Members Committee (SDMC) is a self organised group consisting entirely of disabled members who campaign on behalf of our disabled members to ensure that disability issues are given a voice within UNISON >>more...

 

Speaking out for Disabled People Factsheet #30 (pdf) published Oct 2010


Meetings and conferences

New Scottish office bearers elected at AGM on 24 November 2012

2013 UNISON Disabled Members' Conference
takes place from Saturday 26 October to Monday 28 October 2013 in Manchester - click here for details

2012 UNISON Disabled Members Conference
Click below for the ballot results and decisions from the Disabled Members Conference held 27th - 29th October 2012 in Brighton.
Link to a PDF document on this siteNational Disabled Members Conference 2012

STUC Disabled Workers Conference 2013
will be on 2 - 3 November in the Dundee Apex Hotel

 
       


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