General election result and Northern Ireland talks

UNISON Northern Ireland issues statement as Conservative Party seeks agreement with Democratic Unionist Party on supporting a minority government after general election result

The fightback starts here – but there’s still a lot to do

National executive welcomes general election results and prepares for work ahead

Jeremy has inspired millions, says UNISON

Photo: Mark Pinder | reportdigital.co.uk Commenting today (Friday) on the results of the 2017 general election, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is a remarkable result that few predicted at the start of the campaign – certainly not Theresa May. “From the outset UNISON believed that if Labour shifted the debate onto public services […]

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General election 2017: pay and the cost of living

With just a few days to go, UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on the issues most important to our members

General election 2017: Social care

With just a few days to the election UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on social care – one of the issues that matter most to our members

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

UNISON on Labour’s manifesto

Commenting on the publication of the Labour Party’s 2017 manifesto today (Tuesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Labour has produced a manifesto that delivers for public services. Ending the pay cap will make a huge difference for hard-pressed public sector employees. Proper investment in the NHS and social care will have a huge impact […]

General election – three things you can do right now

There’s a lot at stake on 8 June – and here’s how you can get involved

Back of a PCSO

Policing by numbers

The number of police officers on our streets – so called bobbies on the beat – are frequently covered in the media. But we hear less about how many police staff those officers have working with them.

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Better pay, safer staffing and fully funded training pledged at health conference

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth launches triple promise and warns: ‘The future of the NHS is at stake in this election’

UNISON delegates voting at health conference 2017

Health members look to ballot box and beyond to win battle over pay

UNISON’s health conference approves a renewed campaign strategy against the government’s 1% pay cap

Steve Rotheram speaking to UNISON health conference

British people face a ‘real choice’ on health

Mayoral candidate Steven Rotheram accuses government of ‘underfunding, understaffing and over-stretching’ health service

Dave Prenits at the rostrum speaking to UNISON health delegates in Liverpool

‘Six weeks to save the NHS’, says Prentis

UNISON health conference told: ‘We must put the health service centre stage in the general election’

Coming general election must be about the future of our public services, says UNISON

Commenting on the PM’s decision to call an election for June, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Theresa May promised repeatedly there’d be no general election before 2020. Here’s further proof no-one should trust a word the Prime Minister says. This is something people should bear in mind every time she makes a promise during […]