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‘Refugee lives do matter’

National delegate conference agrees to continue working to combat myths around migration

Article on the UNISON National site.

UKIP poster takes referendum campaigning to a new low, says UNISON

UNISON has made a formal complaint to the Metropolitan Police about racist posters that have been displayed on UKIP ad-vans in the capital today (Thursday). UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is scaremongering in its most extreme and vile form. Leave campaigners have descended into the gutter with their latest attempt to frighten working […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Temporary relief for the NHS as nurses stay on the UK’s job shortage list, says UNISON

Commenting on the announcement from the Migration Advisory Committee –that nurses are to be allowed to remain on the occupational shortages list for another three years – UNISON head of nursing Gail Adams said: “The NHS is still desperately short of nurses, so hospital trusts across the country will have breathed a collective sigh of […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Tourism out of control?

A lot of people have genuine fears about immigration and especially that we have ‘lost control’ of our borders. Those who want Britain to leave the EU argue this is the only way to ‘regain control’. Most migrants to the UK are not from Europe and must comply with strict rules under the Points Based […]

News on the UNISON South West site.

EU campaign will focus on NHS and racism around migration, NEC

UNISON executive prepares for EU referendum and union conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Migration and the EU referendum

UNISON produces two new factsheets on migration and an inclusive Europe as part of campaign for a Remain vote in the EU referendum on 23 June

Article on the UNISON National site.

Barriers to overseas recruitment will disrupt care, says UNISON

Christina McAnea warns proposals will cause uncertainty and instability

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

MAC consultation EU Exit October 2017

Media on the UNISON National site.