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million voices for change - PUBLIC WORKS!

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Public Works is the campaign for jobs, services, fair taxation and a Living Wage by UNISON, Scotland's biggest public service union. More updates on UNISON Scotland blog plus UNISON Scotland Press releases

Public Works
Public Works: Toolkit
Resources for branches
to campaign against public service cuts.
Get tooled up.

Tell a pal
Click here to Tell a Pal that Public Works: We don't need cuts -
There is a Better Way
SPREAD THE WORD Powerpoint and Resource Pack


There is a better way
There is a Better Way STUC campaign site

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False Economy:

Why the cuts are wrong

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UNISON - a million voices for change - ADD YOURS!

Slash and burn policy risks everything - Revitalise #13 Autumn 2010
Revitalise Summer 2010
Bad economics now threaten members' jobs and services ordinary people rely on.

A day in the life..... (leaflet pdf) How Public Works - for all of us

Public Works Briefing #1: What it costs... Oct 2009
(leaflet pdf)

UNISON Scotland Public Works launch press release Sep 2009

Kevin on the Plinth - Sep 2009

Public Works: UNISON Scotland programme to beat recession
Spring 2009
(leaflet pdf)

Revitalise manifesto

revitalise Manifesto
and newsletters
on revitalise page



Use your vote for public services on 3 May

Council elections 3 May 2012:
10 Questions to put to candidates

1. How will you protect public services?

2. Will you oppose any proposals for privatisation of key council services?

3. With budgets going down, how will you protect standards in social care?

4. How can you ensure that the amount of personalisation or self-directed payments are at a level for elderly or disabled people to purchase an adequate amount of care?

5. Should everyone delivering public services - council staff and those working for contractors - be paid the Living Wage?

6. Will you recognise the contribution made to our children’s education by classroom assistants by supporting them in opposing cutbacks?

7. Will you oppose the 3,000 planned job losses among police staffs?

8. What will you do to lessen the impact of the UK Government’s Welfare Reforms which will see many families losing entitlement to a range of benefits including council tax benefit, housing benefit and working tax credits?

9. Do you think it’s fair that council staff should have their pay frozen while inflation is high and the rich are getting richer?

10. Will you support the council negotiating a Green Workplace agreement with trade unions to help meet climate change targets?

Use your vote
for public services
on May 3

UNISON Scotland Local Government Manifesto 2012 full version (pdf)

Local Government Manifesto
UNISON Scotland Local Government Manifesto

for 2012 Local Government Elections - Click here for pdf
of full 20 page document

Local Government Manifesto
UNISON Scotland Local Government Summary Manifesto
for 2012 Local Government Elections - Click here for pdf of 4 page version

There is an alternative

A day in the life
Our public services are the most efficient way to deliver the things we need. You use public services every day and you get enormous value for what you pay.
Here's how... A day in the life of public services

A day in the life...

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