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Strategic committees

Responsible for detailed work on the right strategy to reach UNISON’s goals are three strategic committees. Campaigns, communications and political development Campaign effectively to secure high quality public services Ensure clear lines of communication between members and their union representatives, and vice versa Get the region’s voice heard in policy debates at a local and national […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Campaigning and networking at Regional Strategy Weekend 2017

UNISON members were joined by MPs and campaigners to help build our movement

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Campaign Funds Update

Branches, Regional Committees and Regional Self Organised Group can bid for pots of funding for recruitment and campaigning initiatives.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

End-of-year accounts for 2016 – branch audits

Information for honorary branch auditors from UNISON head of audit John Nagle

News on the UNISON South East site.

General secretary election 2015: advance notification

The full procedures and supporting documents will be issued on 11 August 2015. In the meantime please […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The voluntary sector has become just another front in Cameron’s clampdown on free speech

Despite the government’s claims to the contrary, their plans are about gagging charities and charity workers from conducting necessary scrutiny.

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

South West regional council

Regional Council brings together branches from across the region three times a year, to discuss the current issues affecting our members across the region.  It meets in January after the annual Get Active event, May, when we hold annual elections, and October. Delegates are elected by each branch and UNISON rules ensure delegations reflect the […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.


Ordinary workers come together in UNISON to win fairer, healthier and more productive workplaces. The union’s staff work hard to enable members to lead the work, set priorities, and build the union. Each UNISON region has a Regional Secretary who is in charge of the day-to-day running of the union and is responsible to the General […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

Regional events through July and August

The last twelve weeks have seen the country on lockdown due to Covid-19. Restrictions are beginning to lift in many areas. However, it remains the case that ‘business as usual’ is still some way off in almost all sections of society. The region’s priorities throughout this crisis have been to protect the health and wellbeing […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Disabled Members

UNISON is committed to achieving equality for all by fighting disability discrimination and campaigning to remove barriers to employment in the workplace. Through self organisation disabled members help the Union to identify and challenge discrimination. This helps build equality throughout the work of the Union. It can also be a valuable way for members to […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Dave Prentis to stand down as UNISON general secretary

Serving public service workers for two decades has been ‘honour and privilege’

Article on the UNISON South East site.