UNISON teams with young people to fight cuts to youth services

Union is seeking to protect youth services ‘for the long term’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The truth about the cuts: the social worker

UNISON members reveal how cuts in services affect both them and the people in their care

Article on the UNISON National site.

The truth about the cuts: the homecare worker

UNISON members reveal how cuts in services affect both them and the people in their care

Article on the UNISON National site.

The truth about the cuts: the teaching assistant

UNISON members reveal how cuts in services affect both them and the people in their care

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unravelling the myths about austerity

There are many myths about the cuts and the need for austerity – here, we’ve picked out four of the main ones

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The Elaines: speaking up for local libraries

Friends and fellow UNISON members Elaine Brooks and Elaine Cotterell have worked in libraries all their lives. They travelled to London to defend their passion

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Our Services Our Say – and UNISON members at the sharp end

UNISON has always argued that public services must stay public unless there is an evidenced ‘public interest case’ to prove otherwise. So we welcome the Our Services Our Say campaign which puts the case forward about the fundamental importance of public services to society and communities.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

‘Library cuts slow down research into my local area’

A local government member tells us about the effect of cuts on his community’s archive

Article on the UNISON National site.

Homecare in crisis

Three quarters of councils continue to insist on 15-minute homecare visits for elderly and disabled people, UNISON reveals

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Union campaign saves local libraries

Neath Port Talbot reverses plans to close libraries, mobile library service and museum after UNISON-organised petition

Article, News on the UNISON National site.