UNISON steps up for public services

We came in tens of thousands, UNISON members from all across the country, to defy the wet weather and step up for public services as part of the national TUC march and rally on 12 May. UNISON South East members were out in force, joined by a samba band, a giant flag, maracas and vuvuzelas, […]

Marching to end austerity

On 1 July 2017 UNISON members from across the South East – cooks, cleaners, carers, nurses, teaching assistants, housing officers, hospital porters, and many more – joined tens of thousands of others in a call to end austerity. UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis spoke to us about why he was so passionate about supporting the […]

Raise your voices for public services on Saturday

General secretary Dave Prentis is urging as many UNISON members as possible to join the national demonstration in London this Saturday, 1 July, against Theresa May’s government. Organised by the the People’s Assembly, hundreds of thousands are expected to take to the streets to call for an end to the government’s ongoing austerity agenda and […]

Support your local food bank this Christmas

As Britain succumbs to a poverty crisis, food banks are calling on people’s support to help those less fortunate, including children, who are facing hunger. Between April and September this year the Trussell Trust distributed more than 500,000 emergency food parcels to people in crisis –  over 188,500 of them to children. That means that for the […]