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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.

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust halts privatisation plan

Trust announced that it has scrapped plans to create a wholly-owned subsidiary after angry response at staff meetings

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON vows greater support for private sector members

Workers for private contractors are the fastest growing group of UNISON members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges government to scrap damaging NHS competition rules

Ministers should scrap the damaging competition rules that force the NHS to sell off its services to private firms.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Northern Ireland warns of care home crisis

Closures of care homes increasing as private firms run into trouble

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Delegates vow to fight against social work privatisation

Delegates queue up to reveal the scale of the crisis affecting a vital service

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

How Osborne’s Fake ‘Living Wage’ Could Trap Many in Poverty

The government are introducing a ‘national living wage’, but beware – it won’t pay people what they need to earn to live on.

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

Stop police privatisation

A report into police privatisation.

Media 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.

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.

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.

UNISON calls for action to stop library closures

Reports reveals that many councils are in danger of failing in their legal obligations to provide a library service

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches hard-hitting new ad campaign

‘People before profits’ is the message behind a new advertising campaign, designed to warn people about the dangers lurking in government plans to privatise more public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Branch guide to securing in-house services

This guide covers Fending off procurement. When privatisation is under consideration How to cast doubt on privatisation How to rally support for in-house services

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.