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Crisis in Local Government

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
19 February 2018
Decision
Carried as Amended

Local Government and local services are at crisis point. Demands and expectations of services are increasing year on year while finances are dwindling. Local authorities provide the glue that hold society together; either through lifelong education, wellbeing, transportation, refuse or social care to name but a few. Services that every person uses at some point, […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

2018 National Delegate Conference Item Referred Booklet

Media on the UNISON National site.

National Delegates Conference 2018 Draft Order of Business

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON escalates its campaign against NHS outsourcing

‘We are one team and we want to stay as a team’, Wigan strikers tell conference delegates

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Conference urges an end to the detention of Palestinian children

National delegate conference hears emotive speeches on the mistreatment of Palestinian children

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON steps up for public services

Dave Prentis: ‘It’s time for an end to austerity; an end to cuts; an end to Tory cruelty’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Opting Out Information

Information on how to ‘opt out’ of receiving paper copies of conference documentation.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Justice For The Windrush Generation

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
7 June 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference notes that while the Windrush scandal has led to the resignation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd on 30 April 2018, the policies themselves are still in operation and compensation schemes will be delayed while public consultations are held. Conference is appalled at the treatment that UNISON member Michael Braithwaite and other members of the […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Homelessness

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
26 February 2018
Decision
Carried as Amended

Conference recognises the increase in homelessness in recent years. This is most readily seen by the increasing numbers of rough sleepers in all parts of the country. However, the number of people living in over-crowded conditions, ‘couch surfing’ and in inappropriate and often unsafe situations has also increased. The UK government has no credible homelessness […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Rule J The Political Fund

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
23 February 2018
Decision
Carried

Delete the current Rule J and replace with: “J The Political Fund The rules of the Political Fund set out in sections 1-2 below apply to all members regardless of when they joined the Union. The particular rules which apply to members who joined the Union before 1st March 2018 are set out in section […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

The Crisis in Health and Social Care

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
20 February 2018
Decision
Carried as Amended

Conference is alarmed that our health and social care system faces an unparalleled crisis of under-funding, staff shortages, organisational upheaval and privatisation. With the country set to celebrate 70 years of the NHS on 5 July 2018, Conference is appalled that our health service is currently embroiled in a crisis made in Westminster. Conference notes […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Rule G Branch Officers

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
14 February 2018
Decision
Carried

G 4.1.1 Branch Officers After “Welfare Officer” insert “, Women’s Officer (who must be a woman)”

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Public Housing Post Grenfell

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
13 February 2018
Decision
Carried as Amended

Conference notes that the Grenfell Tragedy has transformed discussion about the housing crisis. Grenfell was an avoidable tragedy created by more than 30 years of political decisions to cut, deregulate and privatise across housing and public safety which has included: 1)Cutting investment in council and social housing; 2)Privatising Council Housing stock through stock transfer and […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

UNISON is busting out all over – our monthly highlights

June saw a number of highlights for the union and our members glisten in the early summer sunshine

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘The work you do saves and transforms lives’ – Angela Rayner

Angela Rayner addresses UNISON’s national delegate conference

Article on the UNISON National site.