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General secretary election

The general secretary election is your chance to vote to elect the most senior person in our union. Every UNISON members is encouraged to use their vote. After hearing from all the candidates, the Eastern Regional Council voted to nominate Christina McAnea. More information

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

A month of perennial change

But championing and defending our members are always on UNISON’s agenda

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Regional Council AGM: UNISON SE Declares a Climate Emergency

UNISON South East’s Regional Council Annual General Meeting took place on 8  February 2020 in London. Along with the usual business of electing our committees and representatives for the year ahead, the packed meeting heard a range of motions including calling on the union to declare a climate emergency. Two motions were selected as regional […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

South West regional committee

This body is elected from all UNISON South West Branches and lay structures.  It provides leadership across the region on campaigns, organising and bargaining.  Its officers are Kevin Judd and Trudie Brailey (Co-Convenors), Debbie Russell (Deputy Convenor) as well as Joanne Kaye (Regional Secretary). Members are elected to South West Committee by standing for one of the […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Regional Council AGM Sends Message of Solidarity

24 February’s AGM sent a message of support to striking Birmingham Home Carers

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Big changes at the 2017 Regional Council AGM

UNISON delegates say ‘Dump Trump’ in message of solidarity to people around the world standing united against the politics of hate

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Young Members

UNISON has almost 5,000 young members in the South East. If you are a UNISON member and under 27 years of age you are automatically entitled to participate as a young member. Young members’ groups work to: encourage recruitment, organisation and participation of young workers provide a powerful voice for young members give young members […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.


Democracy is at the heart of everything we do in UNISON, from what we campaign on, to the rules governing membership of our organisation. All members in UNISON belong to a local branch. Over 100,000 members in 110 local branches form UNISON South East. Our members are our strength and our democracy is how members […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

About UNISON South East

UNISON is one of the UK’s largest trade unions, serving more than 1.3 million members. We represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors. What we do UNISON represents and acts for members working in a range of public services and utilities. […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

PSI general secretary: ‘We must stop the race to the bottom’

Rosa Pavanelli tells delegates that “we must take democracy very seriously,” as she outlines global threat by multinational corporations

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON must ‘lead the fightback’ against threats to democracy

Conference hears that plans for regional ‘devolution’ have nothing to do with improving the lives of the majority in those areas

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Update on regional events into 2021

The Regional Convenor Team and Regional Secretary continue to express dismay over the Government’s handling of the pandemic and deep concerns over the sharp rise in cases across the UK. The region’s priorities remain to protect the health and wellbeing of our members, their colleagues and families, and to support members working on the front-line of this […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON cancels annual health conference

NHS needs put before annual gathering UNISON has cancelled its annual health conference that was due to take place in Brighton from 6-8 April. The decision has been taken in light of the escalation of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The safety of participants and their families was also at the forefront of the […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

About us

We are UNISON South West, made up of 90,000 public service workers. From hospitals to town halls, schools to street cleaners, libraries to police stations, we are the people who keep Britain going twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Our members unite together in the belief that all workers deserve to live with dignity […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Nominations are open for 2017 NEC election

Nominations are now open for this years elections to the union’s national executive council (NEC), the senior body of the union made up of elected union members. The nomination period opened on Monday 9 January and will close at 5pm on Friday 10 February 2017. The NEC is made up of representatives of the union’s […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.