Chancellor’s spring statement fails to tackle the issues that will cast a shadow over generations
Crashing out of the EU in just over two weeks would be a disaster
Government failure in Commons defeat over PM’s EU deal still leaves huge uncertainty and catastrophic risks
If you’re a member and worried about your status after the UK’s scheduled departure from the European Union, we can help
The impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland cannot be reduced to simplistic quotes about borders or considered only as an afterthought. For UNISON – and for Parliament – it must be integral.
UNISON started the new year in January as we mean to go on
Last week, I met the Prime Minister in Downing Street. I spoke to her at length about the concerns of public service workers. I told her that years of austerity at the hands of her party mean public services are already at breaking point. I told her that the economic calamity of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit would wreck the economy and cause untold damage to services which simply can’t take further pain. I told her about the lives of those UNISON represents – the hospital porters, librarians and school cooks –and the pressure her government has already put them under.
A ‘no-deal’ Brexit must be avoided at all costs
This idea should never have seen the light of day in the first place
At a time when the far right is on the rise and politicians are viewed with disillusionment and cynicism, it’s vital that the best possible remaining options be pursued, and quickly. There has to be a way to spare the pain of a no-deal catastrophe.
General secretary tells Black members’ conference that UNISON is vital in the fight against an ‘incompetent and malicious’ government
Black members’ conference is united around the need to work together to injustice and bigotry
Commenting on the Brexit vote today (Tuesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The country has no faith in the prime minister’s ability to get her Brexit deal passed, now it’s clear MPs don’t either. It’s time for a vote of no confidence and a general election so people can vote in a new government […]
Any deal that fails to protect public services, defend rights at work and avoid a hard border in Ireland is a deal that’s bad for all of us