This Branch Committee reaffirms our branch policy, in line with national UNISON policy and the views of 79% of the people of Lambeth voting in the recent referendum, that the United Kingdom (UK) should remain within the European Union (EU). Continue reading
Statement by Lambeth UNISON following the vote to leave the EU
As part of a national survey of UNISON members, Lambeth branch asked our members to tell us what they thought of the various issues raised by the EU referendum debate.
Of the 190 respondants:
75% told us that they thought the EU referendum was very important to UNISON
Of the issues that members were asked about, they responded as follows:
Workers’ rights, Public services and Equalities were the most important issue for our members in considering how they would vote in the EU referendum.
Migratio, equal treatment and welfare rights was the fourth most important issue for our members.
When asked which way they would like UNISON to campaign on this issue, 78% said they wanted UNISON to campaign to stay in the EU, 21% were in favour of a campaign to leave.