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Axing millions from youth work puts futures at risk, says UNISON

£13.3m gone from youth services in just three years

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Budget doesn’t end the austerity nightmare

Years of wrecking ball austerity have left local services in a perilous state

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Salford college urged to consult community on cuts

Public meeting calls for local community to have the chance to consider proposals and suggest alternatives

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

National demonstration at Conservative Party conference

Date
2 October 2016 11:30am–4:00pm
Location
Victoria Square, Birmingham, B3 2PA

Event on the UNISON National site.

How can you run a campaign to defend a service?

Neath Port Talbot branch fought a successful campaign against library closures – so just how did they do it?

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Northern Ireland alarmed by cuts and job losses in education

NISON members working in support services in education are alarmed at the statement by the Education Minister that up to 2,500 workers will have to be made redundant

Article on the UNISON National site.

The last Budget of this Parliament is almost upon us

A Budget that delivers for ordinary people is what we all would like to hear – unfortunately, I suspect we’re very unlikely to

Article, General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Emergency time for our public services

Dave Prentis speaking at the Northern TUC’s Public Services Alliance emergency summit in Newcastle

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Yet more government-induced hunger pains

Earlier this year I questioned why people in the sixth richest country in the world were becoming increasingly dependant on food banks. It’s heartbreaking to be asking the same question in the lead up to Christmas

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

UNISON tells TUC delegates: ‘We must challenge the dogma that the market knows best’

UNISON delegates speak at range of TUC motions condemning effects of government policy across public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to Welsh local government budget announcement

UNISON Cymru/Wales voices serious concerns over the future of local services as it responds to the Welsh local government budget announcement

Article on the UNISON National site.

HMIC report confirms fears over demise of neighbourhood policing

A HMIC report released today bears out UNISON research showing that more than 3,500 front line police community support officer (PCSO) jobs in England have gone since 2010

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Taking the fair pay fight onto the streets

UNISON has hailed the local government strike as an overwhelming success, with more than one million public service workers on picket lines and at rallies in protest over their pay offer

Article on the UNISON National site.

Live updates: 10 July strike

Latest updates from the local government and school workers strike taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland today.

Article on the UNISON National site.