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The TUC believes in good public services, and that you cannot have good services unless those employed to deliver them are treated properly. This is where you can find out about the TUC's work on the public sector and public services. You can find older material by using the search facilities


There have been changes to judicial review, changes to Freedom of Information, and talk about scrapping the Human Rights Act and withdrawing from the European Convention on Human Rights. Privatised public services aren’t covered by Freedom of Information. Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Justice, is chipping away at the...
29 September 2014
The People's March for the NHS is finishing with a rally in central London in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 6 September.
05 September 2014
SERTUC was pleased to support PCS reps at the Victoria and Albert Museum on Friday 29 August, when they targeted the late opening of the Museum’s ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition. Union reps leafleted members of the public as they arrived and urged those speaking at the event to mention and support...
02 September 2014
The People's March for the NHS is following the route of the historic Jarrow March in 1936, having left Jarrow in the North East of England on 16 August, with the intention of reaching London, and Parliament, on 6 September 2014. Along the way, the march has been building support...
29 August 2014
The All Together for the NHS campaign believes that the public deserves a quality NHS with staff that are well motivated and properly rewarded for the vital work they do. The government is seriously under-funding the NHS at a time when demand is rising; NHS workers are being asked to...
28 August 2014
NHS workers fair pay campaign prop - for use with social media activity
20 August 2014
This Saturday, 16th August, marks the start of the ‘People’s March for the NHS’ - a 300 mile march from Jarrow to Parliament Square in London. The march will be launched with a rally at Jarrow Town Hall car park at 10am.
12 August 2014
Children England, along with many of their member organisations, and the TUC have published a new joint agreement today (Saturday) on the future of children’s services commissioning. The agreement – Declaration of Interdependence in Children’s Services – has been reached following concerns that the government’s narrow market-led approach to provision...
26 July 2014
This is the latest Midladns TUC Newsletter
18 July 2014
The anger about unfair pay across the public sector was on display for everyone to see on July 10 when local government workers across the country held a one-day strike, with unions involved in other long running industrial campaigns also taking action. A large, colourful demonstration was held in Birmingham...
18 July 2014

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