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UNISON members in Adur and Worthing speak out on cuts

As part of UNISON’s campaign for more money for local councils, in the Autumn Budget, we recently conducted a survey of 21,000 people working in local councils and outsourced council services on the impact of cuts to services. This is a constituency-level breakdown of the results for UNISON members living and working in the Worthing […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Surrey UNISON protest closure of children’s centres

On 22nd January Surrey UNISON, alongside parents, supporters, workers and campaigners will be lobbying Surrey County Council on their proposals to close 37 children’s centres across Surrey. There are currently 58 centres helping families with children aged 0-5 years. The council’s recent proposals state that children’s centres should give more help to the children that […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

New report shows devastating impact of council cuts

Investigation reveals that councils across England have sold public buildings and land to fund basic services and redundancy payments

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Residents face losing essential services as council finance crisis deepens, say councillors

This new insight from those at the heart of decision-making on where money is spent – and axed from budgets – is deeply concerning.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.


Media on the UNISON National site.

Cuts increase risk to public in England and Wales

Comparing the results with comparable figures from 2009, when councils last answered a UNISON freedom of information request on the same issue, shows that: […]

News on the UNISON National site.

‘Save the arts and libraries’ march goes through London cultural landmarks to Parliament

‘But sadly cash-trapped councils across the country have had no choice but to cut back on culture and libraries spending in a […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.