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Delegates highlight danger of further privatisation in probation

Delegates to the UNISON police and justice conference in Southport highlighted the problems caused by increasing privatisation in the probation sec

Policing on the cheap?

UNISON will oppose moves to replace police staff with low-paid workers and unpaid volunteers, the union’s police and justice conference decided tod

When it comes to fracking, does democracy count for much?

by. Credit: John Cobb / Greenpeace A frack free zone sign pinned to railings in front of Blackpool Tower, Lancashire Image caption...

Delegates highlight changes to probation service negotiation

Negotiation in the probation service is changing, UNISON’s police and justice conference heard during a lively debate today.

Black worker representation in the police and justice sector ‘going in the wrong direction’

A white applicant to the police force has a better chance of getting a job than a Black applicant in more than two thirds of UK force

All We Can responds to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

On 4 October Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti.

‘United, we can win’ says Dave Prentis as he joins Derby picket

“United together, we will win this dispute!” That was the message general secretary Dave Prentis took with him as he joined striking teaching assis

Teaching assistants urge public to support their dispute with Derby council

Derby teaching assistants – striking today (Thursday) for the eighth time since the city council cut their pay in June – are taking their campaign

Government gives the go ahead to fracking in Lancashire

Teaching Assistants deserve better than being pushed into poverty by a Labour council

It was cold in Derby on the picket line this morning, but the striking teaching assistants and school support staff could not have been warmer.


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Columban JPIC:

The Mass for Migrants took place on 20 May at St Anthony’s in Forest Gate.


The motion calling for government action on the reductions in promised bike space on the new HST...

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