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EPSU leader spells out the Europe we want

EPSU general secretary Jan Willem Goudriaan’s message to UNISON’s local government conference was that we could change Europe for the betterment of the majority of its people

Article on the UNISON National site.

Decision to dismantle probation service will “haunt” the government

UNISON presents its alternative vision for the future of the probation service

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to fight government plans to abolish probation service

The Ministry of Justice sets out its plans to radically reform the way in which probation services are delivered in England and Wales with the privatisation of 70% of probation work in 21 new contract areas

Article on the UNISON National site.

PCC elections on Thursday (England – except London – and Wales only)

Encourage members to vote in police and crime commissioner elections

Article on the UNISON National site.

Thousands mobilise for TUC demos across the UK

The marches in London, Glasgow and Belfast will send the government a strong message that people want a Future that Works

Article on the UNISON National site.

APSE report – the value of returning local authority services in-house in an era of budget constraints

This research commissioned for UNISON gives the detailed evidence of major contracts being brought to an end and services coming back in-house, benefitting service users, workers, and council-tax- payers alike.

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for outsourcing inquiry after new research

Research from the Smith Institute shows that low-paid workers bear the brunt of contracting-out as their pay and conditions get worse

Article on the UNISON National site.

EPSU congress hears warning on global treaties

Delegates at the EPSU congress in Toulouse debated the threat from two global trade treaties currently being negotiated

Article on the UNISON National site.

Time to stop talking in conferences

Carolan tells delegates to make sure they take the message out beyond the conference hall to voters

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON chief vows to continue fight against police cuts and privatisation

Dave Prentis pledges to put the weight of the union behind the fight against the cuts and privatisation of the police and probation services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Privatisation threat continues to hang over police and probation

‘Battles are being won, but the war continues’ to keep police and probation services out of hands of private companies

Article on the UNISON National site.

Remember, remember 15 November

Use your vote against police privatisation (England and Wales only)

Article on the UNISON National site.

Vote to keep policing public, says UNISON

The Police and Crime Commissioner elections are the public’s last chance to save policing services from privatisation, UNISON warns

Article on the UNISON National site.

Beds, Cambs and Herts police forces reject privatisation

UNISON praises ‘sensible decision’ and warns that privatisation of police services is a danger to the public

Article on the UNISON National site.

We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

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