Evidence to Scottish Parliament on LG Funding

The UNISON Local Government Committee gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee on Tuesday on the impact of the provisional budget allocations to local government.  You can view the full session (we present first – from 9.30am – followed by COSLA, SOLACE and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance) here:  https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/local-government-housing-and-planning-committee-january-11-2022

Read the transcript from the session here https://www.parliament.scot/chamber-and-committees/official-report/what-was-said-in-parliament/LGHP-11-01-2022?meeting=13508&iob=122602

Read the coverage in the Scotsman here:https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/no-appetite-from-councillors-in-scotland-to-raise-council-tax-by-more-than-3-per-cent-say-cosla-3522740

Information request – Ventilation in schools 

Please see the letter we have received from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills and Cllr Stephen McCabe.  Please let us know if you have any specific issues re ventilation in schools that you are struggling to get resolved so that we can feed this back