This is the full text of Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to UNISON’s national delegate conference on 23 June 2017
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
Keir Starmer tells Brighton delegates that Labour could still be in the ‘driving seat’
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 […]
Commenting on the results of the Copeland and Stoke by-elections, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “No-one objective could argue last night’s by-election results were good for Labour. “While it was pleasing to see UKIP put in its place, Stoke should never have been in doubt and the result in Copeland was disastrous. “The blame […]
While there are many ways in which we can change society and our communities for the better, the only way to make lasting change is to win elections, and seize power for working people. That is, and must always be, the Labour party’s cause. Let Copeland be our final warning, not the latest signpost on the road to decline.
Commenting on the Stoke-on-Trent by-election tomorrow (Thursday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Local services in Stoke are under real pressure thanks to mismanagement by the local council and the impact of government policies. “When I was in the city earlier this week local people kept telling me about how council services are on the brink and […]
Dawn Butler MP addresses Black members’ conference and encourages delegates to put themselves forward as leaders
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.
Only by bringing the party back together, can we build better public services for all. Only by bringing the party back together can we ensure decent pay for our public service champions.
Labour can only win for working people and protect public services by being in government — and putting an end to the infighting that has plagued the party in recent months, says UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today (Monday). Speaking in the public services debate at the annual Labour Party conference in Liverpool today (Monday), […]
Chasing ideological purity is a dead end for Labour and everyone who needs a Labour government. There can be no place for witch hunts against Labour MPs, councillors and party staff by the left or right of the party.
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