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Time to debate LGPS changes as petition hits 100,000 signatures, says UNISON

Government proposals to force the 89 local government pension funds to invest in infrastructure projects have prompted over 100,000 people to sign

Competition: ‘Shopping by Bike’

UNISON Northern Ireland wins battle over salary payments

UNISON Northern Ireland celebrated a victory this week as health minister Michelle O’Neill halted the introduction of monthly salary payments to re

Recovery begins in Ecuador

Government to press on with decision to land student nurses with debts of more than £50,000

Responding to the announcement today (Thursday) that the government is to plough ahead with scrapping nursing bursaries and replacing them with loa

UNISON calls for end to NHS privatisation after consultancy failures

UNISON has today (Thursday) welcomed the decision by NHS England to shut the Strategic Projects Team (SPT) consultancy.

Overall ambition of EU climate proposals too low - loopholes risk further weakening

‘We will not see another Davey Hopper – he was a one off’

Ten days ago I was stood alongside my friend Davey Hopper on the balcony of the County Hotel at the Durham Big Meeting.

UK parliamentarians engage with UN Secretary-General candidates

UNA-UK has been organising informal meetings between candidates and members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the United Nations.

The Higher Education and Research Bill will inhibit the life chances of a generation

UNISON has written to MPs to express deep concern about the Higher Education and Research Bill being debated in Parliament today (Tuesday).


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All We Can:

As a result of the generous response of supporters to its Refugee Appeal All We Can has been...

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