Blog: A Labour government is within our grasp

A Labour government – it’s been too long. We have a real chance to change that, and elect a Labour government with a conscience, a heart, Socialism at its core – and UNISON at its heart.

‘The work you do saves and transforms lives’ – Angela Rayner

Angela Rayner addresses UNISON’s national delegate conference

Former president tells delegates UNISON can help them achieve

Labour MP Eleanor Smith urges delegates at Black members’ conference to get involved politically to build hope and change

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

The future of the political fund – have your say

UNISON is currently running a consultation on the political fund, don’t miss the chance to have your say. 

Ms Smith Goes to Westminster

Former UNISON president Eleanor Smith reflects on an historic general election victory and her first months as an MP

UNISON takes Pay Up Now! campaign to MPs

As rising inflation increases the pressure on public service workers’ pay, UNISON tells MPs rises must be funded properly and be for the whole team

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Labour link: 2017 committee election results

The results of the Labour Link election are now available – elected members of the committee will take office immediately

Interested in becoming an MP?

If you are active in UNISON and the Labour Party and interested in helping make your community better through Parliament, UNISON Labour Link is interested in hearing from you

2017 Labour Link committee – notice of ballots

Ballots for four seats on the Labour Link national committee – Greater London, North West, South East and South West – open on 9 August and close on 15 September.

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

Andy Burnham vows to end ‘callous culture’ of social care

The mayoral candidate for Great Manchester outlines plans for a fully-integrated health and social care service

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

Labour leadership – consultation

We are canvassing views from all UNISON members opted into the UNISON Affiliated Political Fund (APF)

UNISON Labour Link and the Labour leadership

Union procedures will see all candidates present their case before affiliated political fund national committee decides whether to support a candidate, and who, in consultation with regions

Tide is turning against government’s austerity programme, says UNISON

The public willingness to accept cuts to public services is ‘exhausted’