Local government

UNISON represents people employed in all areas of local government. We make sure the needs and rights of workers in this sector and related public services in our service group are recognised and defended. By working together within UNISON, local government workers can achieve more.


About local government

Contact us

For urgent help and advice, visit Get Help at Work

UNISON local government
130 Euston Road
London NW1 2AY
Email: localgovernment@unison.co.uk

  • Local government pension scheme


    The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is the largest UK public sector pension scheme by membership, with total funds running into billions of pounds and a membership of 4.6 million. It is a nationwide and industry wide pension scheme.

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  • Cuts to local services

    The coalition government has imposed massive spending cuts on local councils.

    These cuts will have a long-term impact. The public will suffer as services go.

    See all key issues

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UNISON is working to defend good pension schemes and improve and promote affordable, decent pensions for all our members.

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