Service group by-elections

Nominations will open on 28 February for by-elections in five vacant seats on three of the union’s service group executives: community, local government and police and justice

Article on the UNISON National site.

Policing is changing

We caught up with police and justice service group chair Caryl Nobbs to talk about the changes to policing and why she hopes police members vote in the terms and conditions ballot taking place in England and Wales

Article on the UNISON National site.

Police staff members voting on changes to terms and conditions

Ballot papers are on their way to police staff in England and Wales

Article on the UNISON National site.
UNISON Police staff - station sign

New vision for policing strategy fails to deal with declining workforce, says UNISON

A ten-year strategy launched today (Wednesday) to transform policing does not address the serious decline in staff numbers, according to UNISON. Police Vision 2025, drawn up by police chiefs and commissioners, will fail unless the government pays for more officers to patrol the streets, says the union. Community policing has become much harder to carry […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Policing on the cheap?

UNISON conference condemns replacing police staff with low-paid workers and unpaid volunteers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Delegates highlight changes to probation service negotiation

Police and justice conference debates the changing nature of negotiation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Police and justice Black worker numbers ‘going in the wrong direction’

A white applicant has a better chance of getting a job than a Black applicant in more than two thirds of UK forces, UNISON’s police and justice conference hears

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
police community support officer speaking into a radio

Cutting PCSO numbers has a real cost

Research shows investment in PSCO’s saves the justice system £56 for every £10 invested

Article on the UNISON National site.

SGE election results

Download the summary results of this spring’s elections to the seven service group executives: local government, health, community, police and justice, higher education, energy, and water, environment and transport

Article on the UNISON National site.

Fire and rescue reforms a risk to public and staff, says UNISON

Union hits out at plans for England contained in government’s police and crime bill

Article on the UNISON National site.