Wes Streeting MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, speaking to a nurse while visiting the Cambridge Practice in Aldershot, Hampshire, UK. Photo©Steve Forrest/Workers’ Photos

Wes Streeting: The man who can

The shadow health and social care secretary has one of the most daunting tasks should Labour gain power in Westminster. Who is he, and how will he fix such huge issues?

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Christina McAnea, arms folded, in front of conference stage - 'Fighting for our future'

Opinion: ‘The past is gloomy, but the future doesn’t have to be’

In the PM’s own words, we can now decide between ‘the past and the future’

Dreams can come true

Five people deeply connected to the care sector explain what it’s like now – and what a national care service would mean for them

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Christina McAnea addressing UNISON's health conference

Christina McAnea leads applause for successful UNISON strikers

General secretary stresses the power of UNISON in address to health conference

Government neglect of care has led to low level of public satisfaction, says UNISON

Commenting on the findings from the British Social Attitudes Survey, published by the King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust which show falling levels of public satisfaction with social care, UNISON head of social care Gavin Edwards said:

Care sector couldn’t function without its migrant workforce, says UNISON

A national care service and a fair pay agreement for care staff are needed to reform the care service

MPs pledge to support a national care service

A UNISON event at parliament sought to ignite the political will in Westminster to make a national care service a reality

From left to right, Andrew Gwynne MP, Christina McAnea, Wes Streeting MP and Andrew Harrop - general secretary of the Fabians society sit at the top table of the national care service summit hosted at UNISON centre, a national care service summit graphic on a tv screen behind them.

Making a national care service – from roadmap to reality

UNISON hosted the Fabian Society’s National Care Service Summit, bringing together stakeholders to discuss the practicalities of creating a national care service

Wes Streeting signing UNISON's National Care Campaign pledge alongside Christina McAnea at Westminster

UNISON opinion: A better way is possible for social care

‘I met with Wes Streeting, the shadow secretary of state for health and social care, who is the first to sign up to UNISON’s national care campaign pledge’

Prospective MPs urged to back new national care service

A national care service would mean the quality of care is of the same high standard, no matter where in the country it was being provided.

Migrant family ban makes no sense without proper reform of social care, says UNISON

The ban means overseas care staff will be much less likely to come to work in the UK. But migrant workers are still very much needed

Christina McAnea, arms folded, in front of conference stage - 'Fighting for our future'

Blog: The final hammer blow to our crumbling social care system

Curbing the migrant care workforce will cause utter disaster

Blog: The shocking treatment of migrant workers harms us all

The government should stop demonising migrants, instigate reform and create a national care service

Christina McAnea, arms folded, in front of conference stage - 'Fighting for our future'

Blog: King’s Speech is a missed opportunity

Where was the national care service? The problem is, this government isn’t listening to what the country needs

Social care would be transformed under a Labour government

Overhaul would dramatically improve support and change workers’ lives