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Liverpool City Region Devolution Deal - UNISON Response

“Devolution cannot deliver a better future if our public services are starved of adequate funding."


Councillors Need to Stand Up for Lancashire

Lancashire braced for a storm as Government cuts destroy services.

This Changes Everything


Free film screening, Tuesday 24 November, 6pm, Arena Point, Manchester. 

Liverpool Council Votes Against the Trade Union Bill



The fight to stop the Trade Union Bill continues.   

Osborne's Housing Time-Bomb


The Tories have placed a ticking time-bomb under the finances of social housing in England. 

New rules mean that tenants, social landlords and workers will suffer while central government saves a fortune in benefit payments.

A Living Wage in Catholic Schools


Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has reiterated the Church’s commitment to the Living Wage.

Patient Transport Service - Private Company Withdraws Bid

"If Arriva cannot be trusted to run the service why should the public have faith in any other private company?"



Corporate Trade Deals - Public Meeting in Manchester on CETA


Global Justice Now are organising a public meeting on CETA (the Canadian equivalent of TTIP) on Monday 2 November at 6.30pm.  

Retired Members' Open Meeting

UNISON's Ethical Care Charter and the Trade Union Bill will be amongst the topics discussed at our open meeting for all retired UNISON members next Friday, 23 October. 


Paula's Blog - Security? Stability? Opportunity?

With the Tories in Manchester for their annual conference last week, the city’s streets and meeting halls were alive with protest, discussion and ideas for the future. 

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