‘A testament to the strength of feeling’

Council workers from across UK pack Westminster to tell MPs ‘what’s really happening’ and urge them to Save Our Local Services

Northamptonshire County Council cuts will devastate lives, warns UNISON

The Council has created an atmosphere of fear and uncertainty for local residents and for staff.

Northamptonshire County Council plans are going too far, warns UNISON

Plans to announce yet more cuts and closures to services will leave the most vulnerable people in the county with nowhere to turn

Visitors' entrance to Palace of Westminster

Nursery campaigners meet minister to call for better funding

Salford UNISON, parents and mayor put the case to Nadhim Zahawi

Cowd with banners at Salford nurseries rally in March

Nursery funding campaign goes to Westminster

Salford campaigners to the fore in launching national funding for nurseries campaign at Parliament on 25 April

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The continuing crisis in Northamptonshire

Special report: County council’s financial crisis could be the tip of an iceberg warns union

Champions campaign helping to turn the tide against austerity

UNISON will continue to ‘harness members voices from the frontline’ in its campaigning

Adult social care is the biggest pressure on councils

Research reveals the pressure on councils

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

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

Education dominates local government conference on final afternoon

Debates see delegates back a range of measures on pay, academies, funding and much more

Delegates call for action on local government pay

Local government conference hears that pay has fallen behind that in other public services

No consultation on Ceredigion council cuts

UNISON is furious at public funding payout to firm advising on cuts

Public library service ‘hollowed out’ by job losses and cuts

UNISON backs BBC report that reveals loss of 8,000 jobs and 343 libraries in six years

UNISON teams with young people to fight cuts to youth services

Union is seeking to protect youth services ‘for the long term’

The truth about the cuts

UNISON members describe how cuts to services are affecting both themselves and the people in their care