Labour Party Launches The Bernie Grant Leadership Programme

The Bernie Grant initiative has been established to address the under-representation of BAME members as elected Labour politicians, both locally and nationally. It is named in memory of the late pioneering MP and Council Leader, Bernie Grant, who worked hard to encourage a new generation of BAME Labour politicians. The task of addressing the current […]

Telling parliament that government needs to Pay Up Now!

UNISON members from across the country recently met with their Members of Parliament to explain to them why it was so important to urgently reverse the real world pay cuts that public service workers have suffered since 2010. Two of the members who took part in the Pay Up Now! lobby were Jenny Ford and […]

Remarkable progress for the Labour Party across the South East

Commenting today (Thursday) on the results of the 2017 general election, UNISON South East regional secretary Maggi Ferncombe said:   “The result of the general election shows remarkable progress for the Labour Party across the South East.   “On Thursday last week, the number of seats held by Labour doubled. At the same time, the winning majorities […]