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Education dominates local government conference on final afternoon

A busy afternoon’s debates on education opened included a commitment that  UNISON would oppose government policies on academies.

Government ‘has turned its back on cheaper and greener energy’

The government has turned its back on the chance to create a more efficient, cheaper and greener energy supply system, Labour MP Alan Whitehead tol

‘We must redouble our efforts build the better society Jo spent her life fighting for”

“Jo Cox died last week in the most awful of circumstances, but we must not let her death be in vain.

‘We can fight together for a more social Europe’

“We can fight together for a different view of Europe, for a more social Europe … that is a Europe that is possible.”

Delegates vow to fight against social work privatisation

UNISON will oppose moves to privatise social work, delegates declared as they debated the crisis in the service at UNISON’s local government confer

Brexit could drive up energy bills, says UNISON

Energy bills for millions of consumers could rise and power supplies may be more vulnerable if the UK votes to leave the EU later this week, says U

Cuts are destroying youth services across the country, local government conference hears

“Youth services across the country are being destroyed by cuts,” youth worker Dave Rees warned today.

On World Refugee Day, UNA-UK calls on UK Government to stand #WithRefugees

UNA-UK has joined the UN's call for governments to work together and do their fair share for refugees.

UNA-UK mourns Jo Cox, who embodied UN values

UNA-UK was deeply shocked and saddened by the death of Jo Cox MP last Thursday.

UNISON keeping our members safe is at risk in the upcoming EU referendum

UNISON has the best trained health and safety reps in the UK, with tens of thousands of members helping their colleagues in workplace


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The Association is delighted to announce that Lord Wood of Anfield is the new Chair of UNA-UK,...


The government should continue to pay for the training of student nurses and midwives, and not...

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