Category Archives: Cuts

Children’s Centres Proposal Update – Nov 2016

Dear colleagues As you know, in July 2016 there was a legal challenge to the Cabinet’s decision on the redesign of children’s services. The High Court held that [..]

2016, Branch news, campaigns, Cuts, Local Government, Local news, Low Paid Members, Oxford, Save Our Services

UNISON welcomes government change of heart over check-off

UNISON is proud that we were the lead union in the campaign to stop the government from introducing a ban on members paying their union subscriptions directly from [..]

2016, campaigns, Cuts, UNISON, Unison press release , , ,

Further Education Update March 2016

March 2016 – UNISON gets seat on ‘national area review advisory group’ for post-16 education in England as new government guidance issues. The government proposes to move the sector towards [..]

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Save Oxfordshire’s Children’s Centres

Oxfordshire County Council plans to close most of its 44 children’s centres and seven other units to save £8m.  Eight remaining centres (likely to be Banbury, Bicester, Witney, [..]

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NO To Austerity: YES To Workers Rights

On Sunday 4 October, the Conservative party will open their annual conference in Manchester. After five years of austerity, falling living standards, pay freezes and huge cuts to [..]

2015, Black And Minority Ethnic Members, Branch news, campaigns, Cuts, Disabled Members, Equality, Events, Further Education, LGBT, Local news, March, NHS, Pay, Pensions, Private & Voluntary Sector, Retired members, Schools, Self organised groups, UNISON, Unison press release, Welfare, Women Members, Young Members , , , , , , , , ,