Branch Lines available now!

The latest edition (Autumn 2016) of Branch Lines is now available for you to download. It includes several important topics that impact directly on our members.

Download it here


If you work in Children’s Services, we’ve a report outlining the council’s plans to cut £6m from the service budget. There are bound to be implications for anyone working in areas such as Children & Family Centres, Think Family, and so on.

We also describe the council’s general budget predicament, its potential impact on council tax and its need to make cuts when demand for services is rising.

We have up to date reports on issues affecting our Further Education members and those in several private and voluntary service sector providers, and a series of stories on the challenging situation in Adults’ Social Care.

By now, you should have seen paper copies distributed around your workplace. If you haven’t, please download the electronic version linked above so you don’t miss out on our news. If you need more hard copies of the newsletter, in your workplace, please get in touch.

Please feel free to forward the link to non-members and encourage them to join us!