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National media team

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Liz Chinchen E: l.chinchen@unison.co.uk M: 07778 158175
Fatima Ayad E: f.ayad@unison.co.uk M: 07508 080383

Ofwat has been asleep at the wheel

A complete overhaul in the management of the industry is urgently needed.

At last the UK has a prime minister who understands the value of public service

Fresh approach from new PM can’t come soon enough

A Labour government can now press the reset button for public services, says UNISON

Investment in communities, health and care must be at the heart of change

Low-income NHS staff paying the price for wage delays

Staff earning least in the NHS are losing access to schemes to reduce or spread their costs

NHS employers need to pay staff fairly or face strike action

Rebanding campaign has now won £80m in back pay for staff

Weapon and drug use ‘widespread’ among students on college premises

Dangerous behaviour needs to be tackled to ensure students and staff are safe.

Time to put an end to the chaos and cuts

Promises of care changes are a life-changer, Christina McAnea tells conferences delegates

High Court rules government’s Windrush failings are unlawful

Home secretary’s decisions found to be unlawful in UNISON legal case

Sexual harassment and sexism rife in schools

A solution must be found before this worrying issue spirals out of control.

Cuts to children’s centres hitting the most disadvantaged

The mass closure of council-run centres, and the loss of specialist staff, have left many vulnerable families unable to access vital early-years support.

Change for local government can’t come soon enough

The government has systematically and deliberately underfunded councils for 14 years.

Closure of more than a thousand youth centres could have lasting impact on society

Teenagers left isolated and without advice or safe spaces

Labour’s manifesto offers the country real change

The public wants good public services and they’re fed up of seeing them driven into the ground.

Labour plans to boost school nurseries ‘make a lot of sense’

Nationally agreed wages would help nursery workers and parents

Councils face ‘existential crisis’ without proper investment from next government

Local authorities need sustained funding if services and jobs are to be saved

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