The chancellor’s budget statement is not what we expect from politicians who claim that theirs is the real party of public services
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a public sector pay freeze in the government’s spending review last week, backed up by some claims that need further analysis
UNISON makes submission to the government’s comprehensive spending review
A UNISON survey shows that nine in ten (91 per cent) student nurses would not have applied for the nursing degree without access to the bursary which the government intends to scrap in 2017.
Cuts to local government grant and extra spending commitments for local authorities add up to a £3bn hit on councils
UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “It would have been unthinkable to cut police budgets in light of the dreadful events in Paris. “The 25 per cent cuts that have been imposed since 2010 have decimated neighbourhood policing in many parts of the country. One in three Police Community Support Officers have already gone in […]
UNISON comment on decision to scrap current system of school funding, announced in the Chancellor’s spending review
Nearly three million working families countrywide have breathed a collective sigh of relief, says UNISON general secretary