All women convenors group elected by Regional Council

In an historic result, Rosita Ellis, Sharon Gedling and Sandra Charles were elected as the Regional Convenor Team for UNISON South East

The BIG weekend is a HUGE success

Over 150 people attended our first ever BIG Weekend on 20-22 May at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Here’s the lowdown on a great event.

Growing participation in UNISON South East

Since the AGM in 2020, work has been underway to identify barriers to participation with our regional democracy and identify new initiatives to grow activism in our region

Getting involved in the union has provided me with a voice

We hear from one of our Young Member activists on why they felt they had to stand up for young workers

Our young members are stronger together

The region’s Young Members are coming together after the toughest 18 months of their lives

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 […]

South East regional council nominates Paul Holmes in general secretary election

Voting in the election opens to all eligible UNISON members on 28 October

Regional events and meetings for the remainder of 2020

Covid-19 has meant that we have been unable to proceed with several routine meetings and events since March this year. Although society has begun to open up again, the threat of the virus is still very much present, as can be seen across the country, with local lockdowns taking place in towns and cities. When […]

Dave Prentis to stand down as UNISON general secretary

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Regional Council AGM Sends Message of Solidarity

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

Campaigning and networking at Regional Strategy Weekend 2017

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

Regional Campaign Funds Update

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