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Newest UNISON Branch site in Scotland is Scottish Healthcare Branch in November 2012

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East Ayrshire Branch

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Glasgow City Branch

Grampian Health Branch

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New Lanarkshire Health

Midlothian UNISON


North Ayrshire Local Government (and for old time’s sake Counterpoints – in Space

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Perth and Kinross UNISON

Quarriers UNISON

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New Scottish Healthcare Branch

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UNISONActiveunofficial UNISON activists’ blog


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UNISONActiveunofficial UNISON activists’ blog

TIGMOO TIGMOO The network for UK union blogs and bloggers

Labour Start

Cyber Picket Line

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.

NewScottish Trades Union Congress – Now back online

Striking Seattle Journalists newspaper

Trade Union Sites on the World Wide Web (FNV)


Local Government


Aberdeenshire Council

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Scottish Executive

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Holyrood TV

Scottish Councils after reorganisation (From “Gateway to Scotland” by University of Edinburgh Dept of Geography

UK Parliament Web service (inc Hansard) Government Information Service



Professional Bodies

The Scottish Association of Social Work

4 Nations Child Policy Network
A partnership between the National Children’s Bureau (with National Council for Voluntary Childcare Organisations), Child Care Northern Ireland, Children in Scotland and Children in Wales. A one-stop on-line source of free, 24 hour-a-day information on policy developments relating to children and young people, covering news, consultations, legislation and debates.

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

NEW Association of Colleges South West Education (Aoc SW).
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 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 Directory, email etc

Scotsmart Scottish Directory

Rampant Scotland
Rampant Scotland Directory

Scotland On The Web – billed as The webs premier site about Scotland

Scottish Law Online

Scottish Island Shopping (Argyll & Islands Enterprise)

Scottish Enterprise

Scotland 24/7


Campaigns and Other Links

Campaign against chatroom paedophiles

Glasgow Campaign Against the Housing Stock Transfer

Glasgow Campaign to Defend Council Housing

NEW 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 – 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 based groups in the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon.

Janis Hughes MSP

Lead Safe Home (campaign against lead poisoning)

Markinch Football Club

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 BriefingThompsons Scotland Solicitors.



Trade Union Friends of Palestine click here to see how you can join UNISON in TUFP

UNISON UK Global Action Page for decent working conditions across the world

Burma – UNISON UK Burma Pages, or UNISON Edinburgh Burma pages for details on trade and tourism sanctions

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

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

UNISON UK Global Action Page for decent working conditions across the world

Cuba’s Website: It’s worth it just for the rippling Java lake in the opening banner.

Cuba Solidarity Campaign

The Nelson Mandela tribute site