Scotland’s largest health union has suspended its strike ballot of NHS staff and is consulting on a revised pay offer. The Scottish government made a fresh proposal on Friday that would see a hike of £2,205 per worker. Unison has announced it will suspend plans to ballot its members on industrial action to consider the deal.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-63406877
Good news for NHS Scotland, reassurance for worried patients and relatives, and headlines for BBC Scotland, the Herald, the Scotsman and the Daily Record?
In England, lives are still at risk, so it’s the prominent story:
It’s the same in Wales but BBC Wales, ever Labour-friendly, down-plays it a bit:
In Scotland, where that SNP Government has more than done its day-job, the story is falling off the ‘public has a right to know’ page:
And, the ‘Scottish’ newspaper front pages? Don’t be daft. Not a trace.