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Tenant organisations, trade unions, built environment bodies and energy companies have combined to criticise Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's plans to change some of the UK Government's key green policies, including proposals to water down housing energy efficiency standards and a weakening of targ

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The progress made by local authorities across Scotland to develop their own energy projects has been outlined in new league tables published by the STUC. The ‘Public Power League’ tables, which show Aberdeenshire topping the capacity chart with 226 megawatts of energy, aim to show the pr

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Social workers in Scotland are ‘leaving in their droves’, according to a new social care policy brief from Scotland’s largest trade union body. In its report: ‘Undervalued, underpaid and leaving in droves: The crisis in Scotland’s adult social care workforce', the Scott

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The UK Government has failed to deliver the support and help that thousands of worried households facing poverty require as a result of soaring energy bills and a cost of living crisis, according to charities and civic organisations across Scotland.

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Scotland’s trade unions have joined forces with tenants' unions, anti-poverty groups, environmentalists and academics to launch a nationwide campaign to upgrade Scotland’s homes. Led by the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), the ‘Our Climate, Our Homes’ campaign is callin

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The next Scottish Government will face immediate trade union pressure to follow through on urgent reform of residential care, the STUC has warned. In its election care briefing, the organisation said service users and workers have been let down by successive Scottish governments and that improving p

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One of GHA's first and longest-serving board members, Maria Fyfe, made a "huge and lasting contribution" to the transformation of housing in Glasgow, the Association has said. Ms Fyfe, who served as the MP for Glasgow Maryhill between 1987 and 2001, died on Thursday after a short illness a

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The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has criticised the “inequities” in the Scottish Government’s support provided to private landlords over renters, and called for it to do more to redesign Scotland’s private rental sector. The organisation has written to housing minist

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Business groups, trades unions and leaders from local government and the third sector have committed to putting fair work at the heart of Scotland’s economic recovery. As Scotland continues to ease lockdown restrictions, organisations including the Institute of Directors (IoD), SCDI, STUC, COS

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