Commenting on the new Brexit deal announced today (Thursday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said:
“This deal isn’t a step forward, it’s a huge leap backwards. It would risk every workplace right and leave public services exposed and vulnerable.
“The only quick free trade deals to be had would involve the UK paying a heavy price, with the US only interested if the NHS were handed over lock, stock and barrel.
“Protecting peace in Northern Ireland is paramount too. All communities should have a say in their future, not just the DUP.
“There is nothing here for any Labour MP to vote for.”
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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