Election can’t come soon enough, says UNISON

A new government that value public services is needed desperately

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s decision to call a general election on 4 July, UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said:

“Election day can’t come soon enough. Working people and their families are crying out for a new government in Westminster.

“One that values public services, can revitalise the economy and has a vision for the future.

“Anyone who has struggled to make ends meet, tried to get an NHS appointment, seen council services savaged or wrangled with a social care sector that’s not fit for purpose will welcome this day.

“It’s been clear for months that this government is out of ideas, out of touch and should be out of office.”

Notes to editors:
– UNISON is the UK’s largest union with more than 1.3 million members providing public services in education, local government, the NHS, police service and energy. They are employed in the public, voluntary and private sectors.

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