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Blog: Theresa May has presided over a year of harm to our health service

A year ago Theresa May promised she’d govern differently. Of course, the past 12months have shown that her promises aren’t worth listening to. But it is not too late for the prime minister to take a different course, and invest in our nation’s health and in those who care for us.

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

European citizens to lobby MPs over right to remain in UK post-Brexit

Nurses, social workers and teaching assistants will be among EU citizens who will today (Monday) lobby MPs over their right to remain in the UK. The lobby is aimed at urging the government to guarantee immediately that these citizens will be able to stay post-Brexit. There are more than three million EU citizens living in […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

PM’s end of austerity claim shows she’s out of step with the country, says UNISON

Dave Prentis comments on the Prime Minister’s speech to the Conservative Party conference

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Tory conference – more weasel words than workers’ party

Theresa May entered Downing Street three months ago promising to do things differently. She was going to stand up for working people. She was going to be on the side of ordinary families. It’s a trick new Tory leaders often deploy, but it’s never long before they show their true colours.

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

Theresa May is not a foolish politician: she knows exactly what she is doing

Politics is not an exercise in wish fulfilment. Actions are what matters. Poverty can’t be willed into extinction merely by asking for it. Nor fairness introduced to the economy through platitudes. Tax avoidance won’t end while she heads a government that actively encourages greed. The centre ground can’t be claimed while pursuing an unashamedly retro right-wing agenda.

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

Change the record, not just the DJ

Theresa May can leave Downing Street, but the country won’t notice a difference while the Conservative Party remains in power.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Everyone deserves to go to a good school – but new grammar schools aren’t the answer

Everyone deserves to go to a good school – regardless of their background or their academic ability. That simply won’t be achieved by stacking even greater advantage and privilege in the hands of a few schools to the detriment of everyone else.

News on the UNISON National site.

Theresa May: our union will continue to challenge and push our agenda

Today, we get a new prime minister: Theresa May – and our union will challenge where necessary but also push our agenda on the issues that matter

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Our education system is under sustained attack from Theresa May’s government

If this Tory government really cared about making our country fairer and more prosperous then decent pay for education workers would be one of their top priorities.

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

No deal rejection welcome, but we’re miles away from the agreement the UK needs

Crashing out of the EU in just over two weeks would be a disaster

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Working people should fear what comes next

‘Theresa May will go down in history as one of the worst prime ministers’

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Fire and rescue reforms a risk to public and staff, says UNISON

Union hits out at plans for England contained in government’s police and crime bill

Article on the UNISON National site.

Spare the country the calamity of a ‘no-deal’, says UNISON

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit must be avoided at all costs

Press release on the UNISON National site.

May is bloomin’ magic as our wins grow

From Birmingham to Bangor, from Doncaster to Sandwell, UNISON members were winning in May – and their union was growing stronger too

Article, News on the UNISON National site.