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Blog: Why Labour should nationalise energy suppliers

ationalisation would create a “green army” working to decarbonise UK homes and businesses. Customer services and sales staff would have their time freed up to focus on helping consumers become more energy efficient which reduces consumption, bills and emissions. Renewable forms of energy like solar panels or converting homes to greener hydrogen boilers would become the norm among consumers.

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

Labour government would bring back genuine national pay in education, says Angela Rayner MP

Speaking at UNISON’s annual national conference today (Friday) in Brighton, shadow secretary of state for education Angela Rayner MP said: “I became who I am today thanks to this union.  Because I wasn’t born in to the movement – I was made in it.  That is why I am so proud to be back here on the […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour’s plan promises to transform workplace rights, says UNISON

Commenting on the Labour Party’s 20-point plan for the workplace, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Labour’s plan promises to transform employees’ rights. These proposals will change the lives of millions of working people for thebetter. “Ending the one per cent pay cap would make such a hugedifference to the lives of thousands of nurses, […]

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.

‘A woman after every union woman’s heart’

Labour MP Naz Shah wins applause with the story of her own personal politics

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Labour must stop knocking seven bells out of one another, says UNISON’s Dave Prentis

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis points out: “The spending review is just three days away”

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Radicalism and ambition

I was pleased to hear John McDonnell note our fight against PFI last week in his speech to the TUC, but our party can and must go further still, by bringing all public services back in house, ending privatisation once and for all.

General secretary's blog, News 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

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We can’t turn the clock back on Brexit, but let’s use the negotiations to build a better future, says UNISON’s Dave Prentis

Sunday 11 September 2016 For immediate release The government must use the Brexit negotiations to build a new, fairer Britain, and should start by throwing off the shackles of austerity, says UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today (Sunday). Speaking in the debate on the impact of the EU referendum vote upon the UK economy and […]

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.

Court decision shows Boris Johnson isn’t fit to be Prime Minister

Commenting on the Supreme Court ruling today (Tuesday) that the decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “A man who thinks he’s above the law is a man not fit to be Prime Minister. “His blatant attempt to shut down democracy has failed. Now politicians can return to holding the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Labour’s insourcing plans are a welcome first step, says UNISON

Commenting on the Labour Party’s plans to reverse the trend of public services being outsourced to private contractors and bring services back in-house, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This report is a welcome first step on the road to ending the scourge of public service privatisation. For the first time in 20 years we’re seeing positive signs […]

News, Press release 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

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

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

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‘Your role, your voice, has never been more valuable’

‘We need to work together,’ shadow minister Anna Turley tells union activist from community and voluntary sector

Article, News on the UNISON National site.