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Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (15 Oct 2015)

Public Bill Committee: Trade Union Bill. 11:30 am; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (15 Oct 2015)

Public Bill Committee: Trade Union Bill. 2:00 pm; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (13 Oct 2015)

Public Bill Committee: Trade Union Bill. 9:25 am; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (13 Oct 2015)

Public Bill Committee: Trade Union Bill. 2:00 pm; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

Scottish Parliament: Secretary of State for Scotland (Meetings) (8 Oct 2015)

...control over universities. It is—I make no apology for this—about ensuring that the governance of our universities is transparent and inclusive. That is why the bill has been welcomed by students and trade unions. I believe that even Labour has managed to welcome something that the SNP has decided to do. Universities are autonomous bodies. Ruth Davidson particularly mentioned...

Scottish Parliament: HM Naval Base Clyde (Spending) (8 Oct 2015)

Keith Brown: ...Baillie has justified spending billions of pounds on nuclear weapons in terms of the jobs that she believes that that expenditure sustains, but is she aware of April 2015 report by the Scottish Trades Union Congress and the Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament—not the Tory Government—called “Trident & Jobs”, which found that many more jobs would be created...

Scottish Parliament: Further Education (Glasgow) (8 Oct 2015)

Iain Gray: ...provides clear evidence of governance failure at Glasgow Clyde College. It is true that a variety of concerns has been raised repeatedly and for some time by staff, the student association, trade unions and the National Union of Students Scotland about issues in the college, and the cabinet secretary has made the case for the action that she has taken today. However, such action is extreme...

Scottish Parliament: University and College Union (Meetings) (7 Oct 2015)

Angela Constance: ...Christian theology. Obviously, universities are autonomous and responsible for managing their own course provision, but I expect them to manage their affairs in the spirit of consulting staff and trade unions, of course, and always to minimise any impact on students. The raison d’Ítre of the Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Bill is to ensure that every voice on campus is...

Scottish Parliament: Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Bill (7 Oct 2015)

Angela Constance: recognise that, although some senior voices in the world of higher education have concerns about the bill, there are other voices of equal importance among staff, student bodies and the trade union movement. It is important to consider all the views of all the stakeholders in the round. At its heart, the bill is about ensuring that our world-class higher education system continues to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Education: GCSE Grading (6 Oct 2015)

John O'Dowd: ...reaching my decision, I will take into account the responses that have been received from a range of stakeholders, including young people, parents, teachers, schools, principals, universities and trade unions. My decision will be based on what I consider to be in the best interests of our young people. It is, of course, important that any decision that is taken ensures that qualifications...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Capital Build: South Tyrone (6 Oct 2015)

John O'Dowd: ...around their area. Over time, that will allow teachers to reach a professional judgement on where a one, two, three, four or five should be graded in the system. That is right and proper. I know that trade unions have concerns around a range of areas. I am prepared to look at the workload, and I am prepared to look at when, how and for what purposes reporting mechanisms are reported...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Credit Unions and Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill: Second Stage (6 Oct 2015)

Mitchel McLaughlin: That concludes the Second Stage of the Credit Unions and Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill. The Bill stands referred to the Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment.

Scottish Parliament: Island Communities (6 Oct 2015)

Derek Mackay: I am delighted to take the opportunity to intervene again. Over the summer I met the trade unions, specifically to discuss employment matters. The unions are satisfied with the outcome of the discussions and feel the degree of protection that Margaret McDougall is seeking. All questions about engagement with the European Union have shown that we have no choice but to undertake the procurement...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Trade Unions (1 Oct 2015)

Chris Stephens: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what meetings his Department has had with trades unions in the last 12 months.

Scottish Parliament: United Kingdom Minister for Skills and Equalities (Meetings) (1 Oct 2015)

Claire Baker: I trust that the cabinet secretary will raise the issue of the Trade Union Bill. There is widespread resistance to the bill and concerns about the impact that it will have on public sector workers in particular. Does the Scottish Government intend to issue guidance to national health service boards in order to protect their staff? Will it follow the lead of local authorities and commit to...

Scottish Parliament: Protection of Asylum Seekers and Refugees (1 Oct 2015)

Sandra White: ...raise money for refugees. On Tuesday night, I and nearly 400 members of the public attended a meeting that was organised by the Glasgow campaign to welcome refugees and many others, including the Scottish Trades Union Congress, at the Charles Wilson building in the University of Glasgow. At that meeting, we heard harrowing first-hand accounts from people whom I mentioned in the previous...

Scottish Parliament: Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (1 Oct 2015)

Malcolm Chisholm: I am not quite sure how anyone could doubt that there is a strong link between the sex trade and human trafficking. Clearly there are other aspects of human trafficking, but we cannot deny that strong link. It is necessary to look at tackling demand. Much of the written evidence on the bill highlighted that, including evidence from the Scottish Trades Union Congress and the trafficking...

Scottish Parliament: Employment (30 Sep 2015)

Jackie Baillie: Our vision for Scotland is based on an idea that is embedded in our values and written in our history as a party and a trade union movement, that is, that Scotland succeeds when working people succeed. For too many people, the link between the prosperity of Scotland and the prosperity of their family has been broken. Families across Scotland naturally look to their Government for answers...

Scottish Parliament: New Psychoactive Substances (29 Sep 2015)

Graeme Pearson: ...better described as lethal highs for some families, are a scourge and a growing menace that affects our society. They can be legal or illegal and, sometimes, both together in a cocktail. Throughout the European Union, NPS are used largely among younger age groups and particularly by those who are clubbers in our towns and cities at night. Scotland is little different. Mephedrone and...

Scottish Parliament: Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (24 Sep 2015)

Elaine Murray: ...accident or in legal custody; the mandatory category is extended to children who are kept in secure accommodation; and discretionary fatal accident inquiries are extended to deaths abroad where the body is repatriated. A number of witnesses including the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers, which represents workers employed at sea, argued that the bill should give the...

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