Dear colleague, As an NHS Porter and the Chair of the UNISON Health Committee, I felt it was important to let you know about important developments in your pay. UNISON members will be aware that members in England are currently being balloted on a 3 year pay deal which has been negotiated between the NHS unions; UK Government and NHS England employers. I wanted to take the time to update you on the ongoing pay discussions in Scotland. As soon as the NHS England proposal was tabled, UNISON Scotland called for immediate talks in Scotland and has met both privately and under the auspices of the wider, multi union, NHS Scotland negotiating machinery with Scottish Government and Scottish employer