UNISON urges ministers to think again after the consultancy behind series of failed privatisations is shut down
Government proposals to force the 89 local government pension funds to invest in infrastructure projects have prompted over 100,000 people to sign a petition calling for a debate in Parliament, says UNISON today (Friday). The proposals are part of the government’s attempt to create six new multi-billion pound British wealth funds. UNISON is concerned that […]
Union calls off strike ballot, for now, after health minister halts damaging move to monthly payments for health workers
Responding to the announcement today (Thursday) that the government is to plough ahead with scrapping nursing bursaries and replacing them with loans and fees, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “It was clear from the start that this consultation was a sham. Ministers have simply not listened. They seem not to care that in […]
UNISON has today (Thursday) welcomed the decision by NHS England to shut the Strategic Projects Team (SPT) consultancy. The union has called on the government to learn from mistakes made by the consultants in the past, and reverse the trend towards NHS privatisation. UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “The SPT has been associated […]
I will always remember Davey as I saw him last – with friends and allies in Durham only a few short days ago, on the platform making his case for all to hear.
UNISON has written to MPs to express deep concern about the Higher Education and Research Bill, which is having its second reading in Parliament today.
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UNISON head of health Christina McAnea comments on the publication today (Tuesday) of the Health Select Committee report on the government’s spending review.
UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis comments on today’s vote on the renewal of Trident.
The weekend of family entertainment, stalls, political debate, comedy and music had the theme ‘more in common’
What the British economy needs now is real investment in our public services – not years of cuts, and certainly not a nuclear weapons system designed for the Cold War era.
Where next for UNISON’s Save Our Local Services campaign in 2016?
Today, we get a new prime minister: Theresa May – and our union will challenge where necessary but also push our agenda on the issues that matter