Angela Rayner MP speaking

From a council estate to the Houses of Parliament

When Angela Rayner was growing up she went to her gran’s house for a bath on Sundays because her parents couldn’t always afford hot water.

She lived in a council estate in a home with no books and both her parents were on benefits. Now she’s shadow education secretary

UNISON vows to tackle poverty across society and the deeply divided society it creates

National delegate conference gets underway with discussion on how to tackle the poverty affecting millions across the UK