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UNISON Scottish Ambulance Service Branch AGM10.30 am on Friday 18 February 2022.

Updated: Feb 15


Spring is UNISONs Annual General Meeting (AGM) season and it’s a great time to think about getting active in your Trade Union as our Branch plans for the year ahead.

Members can attend the AGM in person (limited space) or online.

Numbers at the venue are restricted due to COVID arrangements, so please RSVP if you wish to attend. If you wish to attend by video link, then please get in touch and we will forward a link for joining remotely prior to the meeting.

Members can RSVP by contacting our regional office on stating your name, workplace and whether you intend to join in person or remotely. If you have access requirements, then please get in touch with us on 01463 715891 and we will do our best to ensure we can facilitate your attendance.

Scott Donohoe, Chair of UNISON Scotland Health & Safety Committee, will attend as a guest speaker. The theme of Scott’s talk will be “They want to ignore it, UNISON won’t” and will cover how members can change health and safety culture through reporting of safety instances and near misses in the workplace.

Scott (Centre) is from UNISON Glasgow City Branch & has won awards for H&S organising


AGM AGENDA Friday 18 February 2022

10.30 am

The Raddison Blu Hotel 80 High Street Edinburgh EH1 1TH and via Virtual Technology


(1) Welcome – Chairman – Liam Boylan

(2) Branch Update – Steven Gilroy

(3) Financial Report – Angela Kay

(4) Health & Safety Report – Gillian Somerville

(5) Guest Speaker – Scott Donohoe – Health and Safety Officer (11:30am)

(6) Election of the following Office Bearers:

(a) Chair (b) Vice Chair

(c) Branch Secretary/Convenor (d) Treasurer

(e) Communication Officer (f) Equality Officer

(g) Education Officer (h) Health and Safety Officer

(i) Welfare Officer (j) Senior Stewards (4)

(k) Labour Link Officer

(7) Confirmation of Stewards

(8) Nomination of Delegates to: National Delegate Conference

Scottish Health Conference

Scottish Health Committee

Scottish Council

National Ambulance Sector

(9) Motions/Proposals

(10) Any Other Business

Get Active in UNISON

As our local branch grows, we are looking to get more people actively involved.

UNISON provides thorough, supportive, and comprehensive training through the branch and the regional course programme. Courses run throughout the year and are now running online.

UNISON has a “Time Off for Union Duties” agreement with SAS management for: member representation, training, and meetings to enable Stewards to effectively carry out their trade union duties during the working day. Please consider becoming a Workplace Steward – there’s never been a more vital time to get involved with UNISON. For more information, please get in touch.