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The NHS needs a Labour government

Under a Labour government the NHS and the dedicated people that work for it would at long last receive the proper investment and respect they deserve.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

It is time for real pay rises for all public service workers, says UNISON

Opening the debate on public sector pay today (Monday) at the Labour Party conference in Brighton, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “For millions of public service workers struggling to survive, there is no more pressing issue than lifting the pay cap. “They’ve suffered years of brutal austerity and vicious attacks on public services, overseen […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Labour’s new kinder way will help to win people back to the party

UNISON welcomes Jeremy Corbyn’s vision of a ‘kinder, more caring’ society

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The NHS, its patients and its staff all need a Labour government, says UNISON

Dave Prentis tells Labour to stand united at conference to protect the NHS

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘A defining speech, full of hope’, says UNISON

Commenting on the Leader’s speech to the Labour conference in Brighton, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Today we heard a defining speech from Jeremy Corbyn, full of hope. “Labour is a government in waiting – and the next election can’t come soon enough.” Media contact: Liz Chinchen M: 07778 158175 E: media@unison.co.uk

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes campaign day on selective schools

Union warns that Theresa May’s plans ‘risk most of our children being left behind in schools with fewer of the best teachers and potentially fewer resources’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Proud of our union, our party and our essential link

The past few days at Labour conference have been great for both our party and our union. Few Labour conferences would provide such a strong argument for the importance of the Labour Link to UNISON than this one

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

UNISON reacts to Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour Party Conference

Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech that shows Labour is a radical government in waiting, ready to unite our communities

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes Labour’s radical, inspiring and achievable economic alternative

Working people need a Labour government and an end to Tory austerity rule.

News on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham City Council is cutting care workers’ hours at the expense of local people

Dozens of Birmingham care workers are planning to travel to Liverpool today (Monday) to lobby delegates attending the Labour Party Conference over the City Council’s plans to cut their hours.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: A great day for UNISON and public services

Real pay rises, an end to PFI and fighting welfare cuts, that’s what UNISON achieves in Labour, working with our friend Jeremy Corbyn. Today was a good day – I hope there are more to come this week.

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

‘There is an alternative to austerity’

UNISON general secretary uses Labour conference to call for an end to the cuts, privatisation and pay freezes that are ‘destroying lives’

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Childcare plans will make a huge difference to young families and nursery staff

Young families across the country are struggling because childcare costs are such a massive drain on their finances.

News on the UNISON National site.

Labour must come together and convince voters it can govern, says UNISON

Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election today (Saturday) as the leader of the Labour party, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Jeremy Corbyn has won because he’s captured the imagination of party members. I’m proud that our union nominated Jeremy for leader. “People are inspired by his promises to end austerity, fix our broken public services and build a […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches UK-wide campaign to celebrate public service champions

A UK-wide campaign aimed at reminding the public of the importance of public services –and those that provide them – is to be launched later today (Monday) in Liverpool. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will launch the campaign – Public Service Champions – at a fringe at the Labour party conference. It invites people to […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.