Neath Port Talbot council workers petition Welsh Assembly

Council staff warn public services in the local authority are at breaking point

PUBLIC SERVICES IN NEATH PORT TALBOT COUNCIL AT BREAKING POINT

PUBLIC SERVICES IN NEATH PORT TALBOT COUNCIL AT BREAKING POINT Neath Port Talbot politicians will gather at the Council’s Offices Civic Centre Port Talbot for a ‘Question Time’-style event with employees of the local authority.  UNISON’s Neath Port Talbot Local Government branch has organised the session to highlight the damage being wrought by severe UK […]

Welsh Government reinstates education funding for minorities and travellers

Neath Port Talbot UNISON branch has welcomed Welsh Government’s decision to reverse the cuts to educational support funding to the Minority Ethnic Achievement Service (MEAS) and the Traveller Education Service (TES) by providing partial funding for this year to Neath Port Talbot Council and committing to funding all 22 Local Authorities next year. Following campaigning […]

Public services in Neath Port Talbot at crisis point

High profile Neath Port Talbot politicians will gather at the council’s offices tomorrow (Friday) for a ‘Question Time’ style event with all the employees of the local authority.  UNISON’s local branch has organised the session and the trade union said focus will be on the damage being wrought by severe UK government spending cuts on […]

Neath Port Talbot privatisation a betrayal of the vulnerable

UNISON Neath Port Talbot branch has written to local councillors protesting that proposals to use the private sector to deliver the overwhelming majority of care services will inevitably mean quality plummets. The union accuses the council of betraying the community it serves, vulnerable constituents and their families, all of whom will be extremely anxious at […]