Our policy work

Our policy is developed from the ground up, and shaped by our members and reps in workplaces across the UK.

Check out some of our recent policy work below:

Human Rights at Work
Human Rights at Work
Submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights
Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill
Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill
Submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights
The Prison Service Operational Workforce
The Prison Service Operational Workforce
Submission to Justice Committee Inquiry
Spring Budget 2023 representation
Spring Budget 2023 representation
Consultation response
Comprehensive spending review
Comprehensive spending review
Consultation response
Coronavirus financial support
Coronavirus financial support
Consultation response
Economic growth
Economic growth
Consultation response
2021 budget
2021 budget
Submission
Post pandemic growth
Post pandemic growth
Consultation response
Labour’s National Policy Forum 2023 responses
A future where families come first
A future where families come first
Consultation response
A green and digital future
A green and digital future
Consultation response
Better jobs and better work
Better jobs and better work
Consultation response
Britain in the world
Britain in the world
Consultation response
Safe and secure communities
Safe and secure communities
Consultation response
Industrial policy
British Steel Pension Scheme redress
British Steel Pension Scheme redress
Consultation response
Green Steel
Green Steel
Environmental Audit Committee inquiry
A test of mettle
A test of mettle
Research project
Procurement for public good
Procurement for public good
Policy document
The future of work
Flexible working
Flexible working
Consultation response
Future of Education
Future of Education
Policy document
The future of self-employment
The future of self-employment
Inquiry final report
Equalities
Conversion therapy ban
Conversion therapy ban
Consultation response
Assessing the impacts of menopause
Assessing the impacts of menopause
Case for policy reform
Education and early years
Proposed changes to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Proposed changes to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Consultation response (England & Wales)
Deferring school starting age in Northern Ireland
Deferring school starting age in Northern Ireland
Consultation response (Northern Ireland)
School Attendance: Improving consistency of support
School Attendance: Improving consistency of support
Consultation response (England)
School Teachers' Review Body Submissions 2022
School Teachers' Review Body Submissions 2022
Pay review body evidence (England)
Keeping children safe in education 2022
Keeping children safe in education 2022
Consultation response (England)
Symptomatic testing in education
Symptomatic testing in education
Joint union letter (England) (March 2022)
Availability of free LFD COVID tests
Availability of free LFD COVID tests
Joint union letter (England) (March 2022)
Appropriate body  reform and induction  assessment
Appropriate body reform and induction assessment
Consultation response (England)
2022 SEND Review
2022 SEND Review
Consultation response (England)
Implementing the Direct National Funding Formula
Implementing the Direct National Funding Formula
Consultation response (schools) (England)
Childcare: Regulatory changes
Childcare: Regulatory changes
Consultation response (England)
Response to STRB's 32nd report
Response to STRB's 32nd report
Letter to Education Secretary in response to report by School Teachers' Review Body (2022) and the Government's response (England)
Support for childcare and the early years
Support for childcare and the early years
Evidence to Commons Education Committee Inquiry
ITT core content  framework and early  career framework:
ITT core content framework and early career framework:
Policy response to the call for evidence (England)
The use of restraint and restrictive practices in schools 2023
The use of restraint and restrictive practices in schools 2023
Policy response to the call for evidence (England)
Belonging, engaging and  participating
Belonging, engaging and participating
Response to Welsh Government consultation on Guidance on improving learner engagement and attendance.
The Early Years Foundation Stage
The Early Years Foundation Stage
Consultation response (England)
Generative artificial  intelligence in education
Generative artificial intelligence in education
Consultation response (England)
STRB's 33rd Report
STRB's 33rd Report
Response to the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB) (England)

Find out about our policy on workers and technology here.  

Find out about our climate change policy here.   

We use our policy to lobby for the changes our members want and need in the workplace and beyond. Read all about our political work here.

 

 

 

       
           

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