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

Care changes are a start but won’t solve staffing crisis

What’s needed is the proper reform that can only come from a national care service.

Government should focus on fixing social care, not playing politics with people’s lives

Higher pay needed to boost workforce

Cruel migration plans are a disaster for health and social care

Government accused of playing roulette with essential services just to placate its backbenchers and the far-right

Council funding boost will do nothing to fix deep-rooted problems in social care

What’s needed is a national care service that’s adequately funded, with proper standards and fair pay for its workforce.

Government must drop cruel migrant curbs and end exploitation in social care

The care system would implode without migrant care staff.

Jenrick plan to cap migrant workers would collapse care system, says UNISON

Instead of seeking solutions to serious problems, ministers are demonising migrant workers and seeking scapegoats

Government must invest in social care to drive the economy, says report     

A properly funded social care system should be the backbone of a thriving economy.  

A Labour government is what working people need, says UNISON

Change needed after 13 years of declining living standards and harm to public services

New funding brings temporary relief to care but much more is needed, says UNISON

Without a long-term plan to solve care’s staffing crisis, the sector will remain many thousands of employees short. 

Migrant care staff in UK ‘exploited and harassed’ by employers, says UNISON 

Migrant staff deserve nothing but respect and dignity for coming to look after those who need care the most. 

Matt Hancock’s actions during the pandemic left the care sector exposed, says UNISON

The Conservatives had been in power for ten years when Covid struck.

The social care crisis is worsening by the minute, says UNISON

Ministers must take responsibility and pledge to deliver a well-funded national care service with nationwide pay scales.

Jackie Lewis speaking at UNISON's local government conference 2023

Care workers take centre stage at local government conference

“Insourcing, insourcing, insourcing is the solution to market failure”, delegates hear

Launch event of the Fabian report 'Support Guarenteed' showing a top table with 5 speakers. Ben Cooper, Christina McAnea, Dr Anna Dixon, West Streeting MP and Andrew Harrop. Seated in front of Fabians graphics.

Roadmap launched for a national care service to transform lives, says UNISON 

A national care service would boost wages, put quality above profit-making and ensure everyone receives the support they need.