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General election 2017: Social care

With just a few days until the election UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on social care – one of the issues that matter most to our members

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Register to vote postcard

Register to vote postcard for members and Mailing

Media on the UNISON National site.

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Health members look to ballot box and beyond to win battle over pay

These are for an end to the 1% cap, a £10 per hour minimum wage and an increase of at least £1 an hour for all staff covered by […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Coming general election must be about the future of our public services, says UNISON

Commenting on the PM’s decision to call an election for June, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Theresa May promised repeatedly there’d be no general election before 2020. Here’s further proof no-one should trust a word the Prime Minister says. This is something people should bear in mind every time she makes a promise during […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Candidate profile: Mhairi Threlfall

On 8 June the country will go to the polls again, this time to elect Members of Parliament. In the run up, we’re talking to the UNISON members who’ll have their names on the ballot paper in a few weeks time In Kingswood, UWE employee, local councillor and UNISON member Mhairi Threlfall is standing for […]

Article, News on the UNISON South West site.

UNISON responds to Labour’s pledge for NHS staff

Responding to Labour’s NHS election pledge, to be announced by shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth today in Liverpool -at UNISON’s annual health conference – UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “NHS staff give one hundred per cent day in, day out with many doing life-saving work. Yet they’re struggling to get by on below-inflation wages. “Lifting the […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

General Election 2017: Make sure you’re registered to vote

The Prime Minister has called for a snap General Election to be held on June 8th- just seven weeks away. Am I eligible to vote? You can vote in the referendum if you’re registered and are 18 or over on the day of the vote. You must be one of the following: •    A […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

General election result and Northern Ireland talks

UNISON Northern Ireland issues statement as Conservative Party seeks agreement with Democratic Unionist Party on supporting a minority government after general election result

Article on the UNISON National site.