Search tagged cuts to local services

Library workers ‘put heart and soul into service’

UNISON lays down plans to protect service and workers after hearing of members burned out and facing threats and violence

Article on the UNISON National site.

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.

Barnet members prepare for budget-day strike

Council workers plan 24-hour protest against privatisation

Article, News 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.

UNISONs 10 point plan for adult social work

This leaflet outlines UNISONs vision for a 10 point plan for improving adult social work services including a planned programme of investment and national standards on acceptable caseloads

Media on the UNISON National site.

Procurement factsheet (Wales)

A factsheet outlining the statutory framework for procurement in Wales

Media on the UNISON National site.

Libraries at the heart of learning manifesto / leaflet

A4 full colour 4 sides manifesto promoting the valuable work of professional librarians in educational settings It sets out the value of libraries; the professionals who run them; and the support UNISON pledges to give them in their work

Media 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.

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.