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, […]

Bringing UNISON’s Pay Up Now! message into the birthplace of our democracy

They came to call for a decent pay rise for public service workers, a minimum wage of £10 per hour for all, and an end to cuts and austerity. Coordinated by Surrey County branch, on 7 April 2018, UNISON members and supporters marched and rallied in Runnymede: the constituency of Chancellor Philip Hammond and the […]

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 […]

UNISON South East members join the march for our NHS

UNISON South East members joined the biggest demonstration ever seen in support of our NHS in London on Saturday. They marched alongside thousands and thousands of others to protect our finest “national treasure” and a “wonderful symbol of human civilisation”. In their own words, UNISON members told us why the NHS was so important to them, and […]