Time to stop talking in conferences

Carolan tells delegates to make sure they take the message out beyond the conference hall to voters

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

Privatising probation, what comes first: your safety or their profits?

Press release: 99% of UNISON members working for the probation service have voted against privatisation

Probation workers reject government privatisation plans

Probation members care too much about the protection of communities to see their jobs sold off to the private sector

Fraud probe into G4S ‘a setback for probation privatisation plans’

Serious Fraud Office called in over charges for ‘tagging’ people who were in prison, had left the country or were dead

Survey launched in fight to defend probation service

The government wants to centralise and privatise the probation service – and UNISON needs your help to fight back against this

Privatisation threat continues to hang over police and probation

‘Battles are being won, but the war continues’ to keep police and probation services out of hands of private companies

UNISON to fight government plans to abolish probation service

The Ministry of Justice sets out its plans to radically reform the way in which probation services are delivered in England and Wales with the privatisation of 70% of probation work in 21 new contract areas

Probation sell off will “destroy the service as we know it”

UNISON calls for a “rehabilitation revolution” – not regionalisation or privatisation – in order to keep our communities safe