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Scottish council workers urged to reject ‘unfair’ pay offer

Council workers across Scotland are being urged to reject an “unfair and unacceptable” pay offer.

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Unions step up strike threats

Unions step up strike threats

East Dunbartonshire faces a summer of discontent with three unions on the verge of strike action.

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Pupils benefit from cancer trust talks

Pupils benefit from cancer trust talks

Local MSP Rona Mackay says she is delighted that secondary schools in the area have signed up to cancer awareness talks.

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STAFF AT EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCIL SET TO STRIKE

STAFF AT EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCIL SET TO STRIKE

A union has warned severe disruption to local council services in East Dunbartonshire is imminent after its members voted overwhelmingly to strike.

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Union’s £4.5m legal threat against council

Union’s £4.5m legal threat against council

The new ruling Tory/LibDem administration at East Dunbartonshire Council has agreed to enter into negotiations with unions — after 
UNISON threatened to sue it for millions of pounds.

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Fury as council hikes up parking charges

Fury as council hikes up parking charges

A decision to increase fees in council-run car parks in East Dunbartonshire have sparked an angry reaction from 
residents and local business.

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Fears for jobs and services from ‘devastating’ £1.3m assault on council workers’ conditions

Fears for jobs and services from ‘devastating’ £1.3m assault on council workers’ conditions

Union leaders have described a barrage of cuts to the terms and conditions of workers at East Dunbartonshire Council as “devastating” – and say public services will suffer 
as a result.

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Protests as new Lib Dem/Tory coalition takes control at East Dunbartonshire Council

Protests as new Lib Dem/Tory coalition takes control at East Dunbartonshire Council

Dozens of union members protested outside East Dunbartonshire Council HQ on Tuesday night against cuts to their terms and conditions.

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East Dunbartonshire Council HQ

Another row brewing at East Dunbartonshire Council

Two MSPs are investigating claims that officers of the council have been instructed not to speak with local or national union representatives.

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East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson calls for statue to Margaret Thatcher

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson calls for statue to Margaret Thatcher

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has called for a statue of Maggie Thatcher to be built as part of a drive to see more women immortalised in public spaces.

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East Dunbartonshire Council house rents to rise by 3.9 per cent

Council house rents are set to increase by 3.9 per cent after a meeting of East Dunbartonshire councillors last week.

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East Dunbartonshire Council HQ

Job fears as Council faces £18m funding gap

There are fears for job losses as crisis-hit East Dunbartonshire Council faces finding savings of almost £18 million this year to balance the books.

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MP joins call to count veterans in next Census because we know more about ‘Jedi Knights’

MP joins call to count veterans in next Census because we know more about ‘Jedi Knights’

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson MP has declared her support for The Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland’s ‘Count Them In’ campaign, which calls for the Armed Forces community to be included in the next census.

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Unions hit out at council’s lack of consultation

Unions hit out at council’s lack of consultation

Unions have joined together to condemn cuts to the voluntary redundancy packages to East Dunbartonshire Council employees without consultation.

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Council tax — 3% rise likely

East Dunbartonshire residents may see their council tax bills rise by three per cent again this year.

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Ashley Highfield

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

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It is hoped a new rail station at Allander will relieve congestion at the car park at Milngavie station (above)

New Allander rail station is a step closer

The campaign for action on the Milngavie rail line has been given new traction after an SNP-Green deal in the 
Scottish budget.

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