The Labour front bench have not even had the common courtesy to reply to repeated calls for help from social work students.
Learn about successful campaigns that have been supported by Campaign Collective, including several led by SWU members.
We had hoped the Minister would promise to look into the issue but these warm words contained no promise to change the unfair bursaries system in England.
Many social work students face unique levels of financial hardship as they are unable to work part-time while completing their studies.
The momentum of the England student bursary campaign is growing with over 250 signatures.
If the current Government is not prepared to act on the issues social work students have raised, Labour must.
New SWU Assistant General Secretary announced and “How in 2023 do we improve on stress and working conditions for UK social workers?”
We invite members and new faces alike to visit us at our stall at the COMPASS Jobs Fair in Birmingham on March 20th.
Emma Lewell-Buck MP laid down a challenge to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to set out what steps the Government will take to improve the equality of distribution of – and access to – bursaries for student social workers.
Social work students in England have secured support from the Social Workers Union Campaign Fund in their call for fairer bursaries.