Now isn’t the time for game playing or cheap political stunts
Promises for services are just electioneering
Jeremy Corbyn has set out “inspiring vision” for future
But voters should be wary of cynical pledges and gimmicks.
‘There is an alternative‘ says general secretary as he lambasts austerity and calls for properly funded public services
New film will kickstart recognition of overlooked council staff
Commenting on the announcement from Conservative Party leadership contender Boris Johnson that he would cut taxes for higher earners, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Boris Johnson has confirmed he cares about the wealthy few, rather than everyone who relies on public services. A cash giveaway for the richest earners is absurd after 10 years of brutal austerity that […]
Speaking at UNISON’s annual Black Members Conference today (Friday) in Llandudno, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Last the NHS celebrated its 70th anniversary, yet the descendants of those that came from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean to help build it are still facing barriers.
Opening the debate on privatisation at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool today (Tuesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis
Public services support staff – including teaching assistants, hospital porters and police community support offers (PCSOs) – are doing more than 40 million hours of unpaid overtime a year*, says a report from UNISON published today (Monday). The figure is the equivalent of 25,000 extra public service staff working full time. It highlights how far […]
This is the last chance saloon for the probation service and rescue plans proposed by the MoJ just don’t cut the mustard.
Large cuts are looming at the TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs schools in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, following accusations of financial mismanagement.
It’s a disgrace that financial troubles have escalated to this level.
Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea says Treasury ‘should have come up with the money to fund all these pay promises’