Public service news updates
On Thursday March 15th Prospect National Secretary for Scotland Richard Hardy visited members at the Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS) at Oban to talk to members about the dispute and understand their feelings about the dispute, and also to show support for the UCU pickets there.
Prospect raised members concerns with Scottish public sector pay policy directly with the responsible minister, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution Derek Mackay, at a constructive meeting in Glasgow yesterday
Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy has said that the Chancellor's spring statement was a missed opportunity to take action on public sector pay and on tackling the productivity crisis.
As a leading union representing staff working for the Houses of Parliament, Prospect has responded to the statement this afternoon by Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom on bullying in the UK Parliament.
Thousands of civil service pensioners face uncertainty about their pension income because of calculation errors made by the civil service pension scheme.