Search tagged cuts to local services

UNISON anger at Cardiff council’s savage budget proposals

UNISON members at Cardiff council have responded angrily to budget proposals being put out to consultation by the council. UNISON believes that if the council continues with their destructive policies, public services in the city will be beyond repair. The council are also expecting the workforce to pay for some of the deficit through further erosion of […]

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

UNISON pledges campaign to fight cuts to council funding

‘Our broad range of services are needed more than ever’ delegates hear as union local government conference gets under way

Article on the UNISON National site.

Adult social care is the biggest pressure on councils

Research reveals the pressure on councils

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Save Our Local Services – campaign pen

Branded pen to be used when campaigning around local gov cuts.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Austerity cuts put local democracy at risk

UNISON Cymru/Wales warns that austerity cuts are damaging our public services and threatening to undermine local democracy

News on the UNISON National site.

Barnet members prepare for budget-day strike

Council workers plan 24-hour protest against privatisation

Article, News 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.

Government cuts plunge youth work into crisis, warns UNISON report

More than 2000 youth workers have been axed and 350 youth centres closed since 2012 as a direct result of Coalition Government cuts, a new report by UNISON has found.

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON oppose Merthyr council plans to cut staff terms and conditions

UNISON is strongly opposed Merthyr county council plans to dismiss and re-engage the council workforce on inferior terms and conditions

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.

Labour needs to support the millions who are its ‘betrayed base’

‘This coalition boasts that the economy is growing by over 3%, but claims there is no money for our members – where is the money going?’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Scotland votes against independence

People in Scotland have made it clear they want more, not less, investment in public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham Council job cuts will result in ‘closure of services’

UNISON reacts angrily to the announcement that a further 6,000 jobs will be cut at Birmingham City Council over the next four years

Article 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 urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

Article on the UNISON National site.