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Federation of trade unions in England and Wales

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Trades Union Congress: Federation of trade unions in England and Wales
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a national trade union centre, a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions. There are 48 affiliated unions, with a total of about 5.5 million members. The current General Secretary is Frances O'Grady.

Sunak takes part in photo op ahead of Commons statement [Video]

Sunak takes part in photo op ahead of Commons statement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has taken part in a photo opportunity on the steps of 11 Downing Street with TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady and CBI Director General Dame Carolyn Fairbairn before heading..

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Starmer: The PM has 'failed on every count' with Covid [Video]

Starmer: The PM has 'failed on every count' with Covid

Sir Keir Starmer slammed Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he's 'failed on every count' when preparing and protecting the nation from Covid. The Labour leader added that the PM should have used the..

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TUC warns government over ending furlough scheme [Video]

TUC warns government over ending furlough scheme

TUC warns of the effects of mass unemployment as a result of the end of the government’s furlough scheme. Frances O’Grady said ‘the pandemic isn’t scheduled to end in October so neither should..

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