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CFBoA May 2016 newsletter

Congratulations Sadiq Khan

I am absolutely delighted that Sadiq Khan has been elected Mayor of London.

UNISON welcomes government’s academies climbdown

Commenting on the news today (Friday) that the government has abandoned its plans to force all maintained schools still linked to local authorities

UNISON urges Colombia to protect activists from paramilitaries

UNISON members are being urged to come to the defence of two Colombians – a trade unionist and a human rights activist – whose lives are under seri

Time for Labour to unite and focus on getting rid of this government

The election results we’ve seen so far suggest this has been a tough night for Labour – especially in Scotland, but they are at least

Election: new opportunities beckon!!

The surprise Holyrood ‘no overall majority’ election result brings a glimmer of new hope for increased cycling investment and will make MSPs more i

Blog: The case of the secret workers

Academy chain job cuts are a lesson in how not to manage schools, says UNISON

Commenting on the decision today (Thursday) by the Academies Transformation Trust (ATT) to announce jobs cuts and a major restructuring across its

University spend on agency staff soars to £200m

The higher education sector “needs to get a grip” says UNISON, after revealing that universities spent £200m on agency staff in the financial year

Remember to use your vote – and use it to support UNISON members

Today, across our nation, everyone has a chance to vote and have their voice heard.


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