Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’

Shadow Brexit secretary tells UNISON that the option to remain in the EU should be part of any second referendum

UNISON calls for a general election but demands Labour stays united

Speaking in Liverpool today (Tuesday) on the opening day of the UNISON annual conference, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Brexit has unleashed the stench of far right extremism, both on the streets and in workplaces across the country. It’s meant a rise in anger and distrust. “Public service workers from Europe have had to suffer cheap jibes […]

Dave Prentis urges MPs to extend Article 50 notice period

‘Simply put, Parliament needs more time to avoid chaos,’ writes UNISON general secretary

Labour split is ‘terrible news’

Working people need a Labour government but split parties don’t win elections

Further education cuts threaten sustainability of UK businesses, says UNISON

Further education should not be at the bottom of the pecking order when it comes to investment.

An end to privatisation must be a year one priority for Labour

Opening the debate on privatisation at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool today (Tuesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis

Labour government would bring back genuine national pay in education, says Angela Rayner MP

Speaking at UNISON’s annual national conference today (Friday) in Brighton, shadow secretary of state for education Angela Rayner MP said: “I became who I am today thanks to this union.  Because I wasn’t born in to the movement – I was made in it.  That is why I am so proud to be back here on the […]

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

Angela Rayner addresses UNISON’s national delegate conference

portrait of Andy McDonald

A bold vision for water, environment and transport

Shadow transport secretary transport Andy McDonald shared Labour’s vision for the future at UNISON’s water, environment and transport service group conference.

Labour would scrap flawed assessments, says shadow minister

Proper funding is essential if disabled people are not to be sidelined, conference hears

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

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

Labour vows to use new muscle to influence Brexit talks

Keir Starmer tells Brighton delegates that Labour could still be in the ‘driving seat’

UNISON on Labour’s manifesto

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 […]