Flood defence works being carried out by the Environment Agency

UNISON members’ work on flood prevention and relief recognised

New Year Honours list includes MBEs for members working for the Environment Agency to protect the country from floods

Shadow minister praises UNISON’s work for a living wage water industry

WET conference vows to keep up the pressure to ensure “the living wage for all in the water industry”

Extra funding for flood defences welcome but don’t forget staff on the ground, says UNISON

Welcoming the Chancellor’s decision to increase tax insurance to pay for flood defences, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “More funding for flood defences should help save people the pain of washed out homes and businesses. “During the recent storms, when flood defences were breached and rivers burst their banks, at times there weren’t enough […]

Keeping the floods at bay

The holiday season saw members across northern England and Scotland scramble to deal with floods. But flood defence is a year-round job

‘No more cuts to the Environment Agency’

UNISON calls on government to maintain Aagency funding in wake of floods

UNISON members are working flat out

As wind and rain batters the north of England I want to pay tribute to our members