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Coal phase-out welcome but clean energy plan needed

UNISON condemns plan to slash Essex police service

UNISON has condemned a plan by Essex Police to slash the number of police community support officers (PCSOs) and shut police stations in the county

Sky Rainforest Rescue concludes with a billion trees still standing

Local government pension funds’ infrastructure investing must be in members’ best interests, says UNISON

The Chancellor’s decision today (Monday) to allow the local government pensions funds to come together and invest on a grander scale is welcome.

Britain backs initiative to restrain Security Council veto

The UK has supported an initiative that commits members of the UN Security Council to voluntarily refrain from using the veto in situations of mass

Thank you to everyone who made Sunday a success

Thousands upon thousands of UNISON members – and their families – took time on Sunday to come to Manchester and march saying No to Austerity, Yes t

Keep free school meals for infant children: sign the petition

Only a year after the free school meals policy was introduced for all infant children (those aged four to seven) in English schools the government

Suffragettes in the spotlight

A new film, Suffragette, brings to light the real story of the movement that did so much to win the vote for women in the early part of th

The government has got it wrong over tax credits, says UNISON

Commenting on remarks made by the Prime Minister over the weekend and by the Chancellor today (Monday) at the Conservative party conference in Manc

5 Ways that People Power Helped Defeat Shell

All rights reserved. Credit: © Greenpeace Shell just announced it’s giving up on drilling for oil in the Alaskan Arctic. This is a...


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Over 17,000 people across Scotland have responded to a Scottish Government consultation urging...

John Ray Initiative:

Martin Hodson suggested that I might reflect on my growing understanding of climate change from...

Columban JPIC:

On Saturday 16th September The Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, paid...

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