Harry Leslie Smith’s new book is an essential call to arms

The campaigner is urging everyone to help create a fairer society for all and reject a slide toward the past he remembers

‘A defining speech, full of hope’, says UNISON

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: media@unison.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn is right to say that all public sector workers need a pay rise

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 […]

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘My thanks to everybody from UNISON for all that you did’

This is the full text of Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to UNISON’s national delegate conference on 23 June 2017

National delegate conference hails inspiring speech from Jeremy Corbyn

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

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 […]

Getting ready for – and winning – the next election

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.

The Tories are divided, but at this crucial time, Labour should not be

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

As UNISON and Jeremy have argued – we should Remain and reform Europe

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.

Jeremy Corbyn has adopted a different and welcome tone in the EU debate

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.

Building workplaces fit for the future

Jeremy Corbyn has rightly identified the issues that we’re fighting to eliminate each and every day – massive wage disparity between those at the top and the bottom, poverty pay and insecure work. But he’s also looked ahead to the kind of country we need to build together.

Labour’s new kinder way will help to win people back to the party

UNISON welcomes Jeremy Corbyn’s vision of a ‘kinder, more caring’ society

UNISON comment on Jeremy Corbyn winning the Labour leadership election

Commenting on the Labour leadership result today (Saturday), UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said:  “Today people for the first time in a decade are hearing a message of hope. “A clarion call that there is another way, an alternative message that it doesn’t need to be like this. People see in Jeremy a politician who […]

Austerity is not the only way, Prentis tells Newcastle rally

This is our chance to create a new path that offers hope that offers opportunity to all, UNISON general secretary tells Corbyn rally in Newcastle