Northumbria Police and the Northumbria Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner (OPCC) have signed the TUC’s Dying to Work Charter on behalf of 5,092 Police Officers and Police Staff. The charter aims to protect the rights of individuals at work with a terminal illness. The charter was signed this week by the Northumbria Police […]
On 19 July I was honoured to have been elected as the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria and one of the most enabling factors in this was my union, UNISON.
UNISON has shown the true value of union membership through the campaigning and representation of our members. Last year we celebrated 25 years of UNISON and we announced that not only are we the biggest public sector trade union – but the biggest overall union in the UK.
Following on from the announcement by Northumbria Police on 26th June that they will close three police stations and radically alter the opening times of others within the Force, UNISON has launched an e petition to encourage the public to become involved.
This week (Monday) Northumbria Police announced to staff, along with local MPs and councillors their plans to close three police stations and radically alter the times when the public will have access to other stations in the Northumbria area. At present eleven stations are open to the public 24 hours 7 days a week however, […]