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UNISON responds to Birmingham budget cuts

As Birmingham City Council announces cuts of £120 million next year, UNISON to ask the Labour Council to campaign jointly for a fair deal for the city

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns rising cost of Health and Social Care Act

Cost of implementing the legislation has risen another £300m, bringing the latest cost to taxpayers to between £1.5bn and £1.6bn

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches hard-hitting new ad campaign

‘People before profits’ is the message behind a new advertising campaign, designed to warn people about the dangers lurking in government plans to privatise more public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON says ring-fence on health spending is all an illusion

NHS already under severe financial pressure as jobs are already going, says union head of health

Article on the UNISON National site.

Mid Staffordshire foundation trust is placed in to administration

UNISON urges the administrators to ensure that safe, efficient services are maintained

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON accuses government over council tax increases

Governments cuts agenda is strangling local authorities and hitting the poorest hardest

Article on the UNISON National site.

Cuts to trading standards put people at risk, says UNISON

Heavy cuts to the workforce are putting services under strain and loan sharks are taking advantage

Article on the UNISON National site.

More pain for families as cost of living soars

Inflation still remains well above the government’s 2% target, says UNISON, and highlights difficulties for families

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON brands plans to privatise probation service as ‘dangerously misguided’

Plans will dismantle the probation service, which has been 105 years in the making, adds the union

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns tax breaks for millionaires

Dave Prentis says government move is ‘true to form’ – ‘tax breaks for the rich and clobbering those on low incomes’

Article on the UNISON National site.