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Exiting the EU and Devolution

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
5 February 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference welcomes UNISON’s priorities in our Exiting the EU campaign that seeks to inform and engage members and the general public on the impact of the EU exit negotiations. This strategy recognises the importance of addressing all devolved issues in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Conference recognises that exiting the EU can have a differential […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

The UK EU Withdrawal Agreement and the Future UK – EU Relationship: Campaigning for a New EU Deal Fit For Workers

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

Conference notes that since the triggering of Article 50 March 2017 the government’s European Union (EU) withdrawal negotiations have been embarrassingly incompetent. There has been no clear EU exit plan or cohesive strategy to get the best deal from the negotiations for the UK economy and workers. The weak UK negotiations have been a result […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Protecting our members and growing in private contractors

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

Conference notes that in the 25 years since UNISON was created the world our members work in has changed considerably. Thatcher’s government opened the door to public sector privatisation and this has been built upon by successive governments. Under the coalition government outsourcing doubled and the current Westminster government shows no sign of changing course. […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Low Pay and Women in UNISON

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

Conference celebrates the fact that the hard work of our low paid women members has been central to all the many successes of our union. UNISON’s principles of proportionality and fair representation means that some seats on our elected bodies, including the National Executive Council, are reserved for women low-paid members, so that the make-up […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Human rights and equality protections in Northern Ireland

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
27 February 2018
Decision
Carried

In the light of the recent political difficulties on the restoration of devolved Government in Northern Ireland we face the threat of direct rule via the Tories, some of whom are disgracefully trying to dismiss the Good Friday Agreement for their own ends. It is fair to say that the vast majority of people in […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

Universal Credit

Conference
2018 National Delegate Conference
Date
1 January 2018
Decision
Carried

Conference notes that: 1) Universal Credit (UC) has been beset with IT failures and delays; 2) There have been many criticisms of UC, which while not opposing UC wholesale, have led to calls for the removal of some of the anti-claimant elements of UC, for example an end to in work sanctions, increased conditionality, monthly […]

Motion on the UNISON National site.

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2018 National Delegate Conference

Date
19 – 22 June 2018
Location
The Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

The national delegate conference is UNISON’s annual ‘parliament’, bringing together delegates from across the union to decide the union’s policies and priorities.

Event on the UNISON National site.