Peter Hannell

National Labour Link Committee

Election of Greater London Regional Seat Why we nominated our branch rep Pete Hannell in UNISON London Labour Link elections: Pete is a longstanding trade union activist and defender of the NHS. He has helped 100’s of branch members over the years. We want more rank and file union members such as Pete representing UNISON at the highest levels of the Labour Party. He is committed to fight for increased…

‘Now is the time!’ Dave Prentis tells conference

General secretary tells delegates that the tide is turning and that, as the prime minister wobbles, there is hope “Now is the time to rise up – now is the time to smash the pay cap.” That was the call at the heart of a rallying, optimistic message from UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today, when he addressed the union’s national delegate conference in Brighton. Condemning the reality of the…

UNISON comments on Andy Burnham’s speech at its health conference

Speaking at UNISON’s annual health conference in Liverpool today (Wednesday) Andy Burnham shared Labour’s vision for the NHS and said the National Health Service couldn’t survive another five years of a Conservative government. In his speech, Andy Burnham said that if elected in May, a Labour government would protect unsocial hours payments and cut the agency bill by developing a proper workforce strategy – all hot topics debated at the…