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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.

Corbyn warns of ‘national emergency’ in children’s centres

UNISON has welcomed support from Jeremy Corbyn in the fight to keep Norfolk’s children’s centres open. ­The Labour Party leader visited a centre in Norwich to warn of the “national emergency” facing children’s services. Norfolk’s children and families are at the sharp end of the emergency following the Tory-run council’s decision to shut 46 of […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

UNISON responds to Labour’s pledge for NHS staff

Responding to Labour’s NHS election pledge, to be announced by shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth today in Liverpool -at UNISON’s annual health conference – UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “NHS staff give one hundred per cent day in, day out with many doing life-saving work. Yet they’re struggling to get by on below-inflation wages. “Lifting the […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East 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.

Austerity is not the only way, Prentis tells Newcastle rally

This is our chance to create a new path that offers hope that offers opportunity to all, UNISON general secretary tells Corbyn rally in Newcastle

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘Terrible news and the last thing public service workers need’

‘Only a united party can protect public services, jobs and disadvantaged communities,’ says Dave Prentis

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour Live 2018

Date
16 June 2018 12:00am–12:00am
Location
White Hart Lane Recreation Ground, Wood Green, north London

Labour Live is coming to White Hart Lane Rec, north London, in June in a one-day festival of music, art and politics that brings together our incredible movement

Event on the UNISON National site.

Labour’s housing plans give millions priced out of housing real hope, says UNISON

Thursday 19 April 2018 For immediate release Commenting on Labour’s plans to build a million ‘genuinely affordable’ properties over 10 years, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “It’s great to see Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party taking the housing crisis so seriously. “A million genuinely affordable homes would be a good start to fixing our broken […]

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to Labour’s pledge for NHS staff

Photo: Jon Ashworth, shadow health secretary. Photo: Jenny Harvey – @Jenksy Responding to Labour’s NHS election pledge, announced by shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth (Wednesday) in Liverpool – at UNISON’s annual health conference – UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “NHS staff give one hundred per cent day in, day out with many doing life-saving work. […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Labour must now concentrate on winning back support, says UNISON

Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour party conference in Liverpool today (Wednesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Today Jeremy talked about Labour getting ready for – and winning – the next election. After a largely wasted year for the party, that’s what the country needed to hear. “It was good to see […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.