Commenting on today’s votes in Parliament (Thursday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said:
“The UK is sleepwalking towards a disastrous no-deal Brexit.
“Unless MPs can get their act together quickly, the country will fall off a cliff and there’ll be no coming back.
“It’s time for those politicians who genuinely want to reach a deal to come together and defend jobs, wages, public services and peace in Northern Ireland.
“That has to include a customs union and a close relationship with the EU, not the no-deal Brexit favoured by the hardliners on the Tory backbenches.”
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 both the public and private sectors.
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