Thursday, 2 January 2020
Each new year is a chance to look forwards as well as back
Each new year is a chance to look forwards as well as back. To plan for the future, but also to reflect on the year that’s behind us.
2020 marks not just a new year, but a new decade – and one that brings with it a great deal of uncertainty. The election that brought 2019 to a close ensures that we will leave the EU in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson’s Conservatives have been elected on a wafer thin manifesto that leaves us all in the dark about what comes after Brexit, especially when it comes to public services.
However you voted in last year’s election, I know that you understand more than anyone the pressures that the services you provide are under. 2020 will be another challenging year for public services, but I also know that there’s no group of people I’d trust more than UNISON members to care for, protect and educate our communities through the difficult times.
In return, I promise that your union will always be there to stand up for you, every single day of this new decade.
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