Commenting on new government documents uncovered by the Labour Party suggesting the Prime Minister has misled the public over post-Brexit customs checks for Northern Ireland, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Once again, government documents show you can’t trust Boris Johnson. “His reckless approach and cavalier disregard for the truth is putting at risk the hard-won peace in […]
Jeremy Corbyn has set out “inspiring vision” for future
Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech today (Tuesday) to the delegates gathered at the 151st Trades Union Congress in Brighton,UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “These reforms promise a sea change in the workplace, one that’s long overdue. “It’s become far too easy for unscrupulous bosses to treat their staff unfairly, safe in the knowledge their […]
Dave Prentis urges Jeremy Corbyn to protect female representation
Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech that shows Labour is a radical government in waiting, ready to unite our communities
The campaigner is urging everyone to help create a fairer society for all and reject a slide toward the past he remembers
Commenting on the Leader’s speech to the Labour conference in Brighton, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Today we heard a defining speech from Jeremy Corbyn, full of hope. “Labour is a government in waiting – and the next election can’t come soon enough.” Media contact: Liz Chinchen M: 07778 158175 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the 149th TUC in Brighton, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Jeremy Corbyn delivered a powerful speech that showed why he is such a great friend of working people. He is right to say that all public sector workers need a real pay rise. It’s time for Theresa May […]
Labour leader pledges to end public sector pay cap and invest in homes, the NHS, social care and all our services – to create a country for everyone
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 […]
We must ignore the doom mongers, the next election is not lost – but the year ahead has to be about how Labour wins back the support of voters across the country.
Support for Jeremy remains the position of this union as determined by our members through our democratic structures – our Labour Party members’ conference next week will be have an open and honest debate about the future of the party, and how Labour wins the coming election
Tomorrow UNISON members will be joining the rest of our communities in making this once in a generation decision. UNISON has weighed up the arguments – and for rights at work, public services and jobs, we believe that staying in Europe is best for our members.
Like UNISON, Jeremy Corbyn has long-standing criticisms of the European Union, but also appreciates what membership provides for the British people – especially in terms of workplace rights, equalities and protections.