Category Archives: Politics

Conference News – the union defending its activists

Today Unison conference voted to support its activists.  They are the backbone of this union.  Speaker after speaker talked of the sustained attacks they have suffered at the hands of […]

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Conference News

Some members may wonder why Unison spends time debating International Issues.  We live in a global economy where employers have no compunction outsourcing work to other countries.  It is essential […]

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Conference News – Did you know?

I have just been to a lunch time fringe meeting about trade union rights.  Did you know you live in the 6th richest county in the world we have some […]

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Conference News – a Health Service fit for the future

This morning Conference debated a Health Service for the future.  Although this ConDem government promised to protect the health service, there is going to be a shortfall of 2 billon […]

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Conference Update

Unison Conference never disappoints.  Inspirational speakers and debates.  If you have never been, you should volunteer.  So far I have been to a rally with International speakers.  It is only […]

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Election updates

Congratulations to our very own Mary Whitby, who was elected Labour Councillor for Besses ward in Bury at the local elections recently. Also, congratulations to our Local Organiser, Beth Knowles, […]

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Gove announces GCSE changes

Education Secretary, Michael Gove, announced yet more changes to the GCSE system. This includes grading from 8 (top) to 1 (bottom) instead of A* to G and studying a Shakespeare […]

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