‘He spoke to me as a human being, not as a scally off the estate’

Angela Rayner tells Demetrios Matheou about her journey from care worker to UNISON activist to a Labour MP who’s hoping to become her party’s deputy leader

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

The good fight

UNISON is backing Keir Starmer in the Labour leadership election. Amanda Kendal met him and finds out how he believes he can turn around the party’s fortunes

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Dave Prentis urges MPs to extend Article 50 notice period

‘Simply put, Parliament needs more time to avoid chaos,’ writes UNISON general secretary

‘Terrible news and the last thing public service workers need’

‘Only a united party can protect public services, jobs and disadvantaged communities,’ says Dave Prentis