‘The fightback starts here – but there's still a lot to do’
NEC welcomes general election result and prepares for work ahead
The general election result “is the start of our fightback, but there’s a lot more to do,” general secretary Dave Prentis declared in his report to the union’s national executive council yesterday.
The result – which saw Labour turn around a 20-point opinion poll deficit and gain seats to deny the Conservatives a majority – had dispelled three political myths.These were that:
The meeting heard that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to UNISON to specifically thank the union for our work in helping to deliver the election result.