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Following the announcement of a 24% cut to the adult education budget in England a major campaign was launched to save further education.


UCU takes action over job losses in colleges across the country

In London Hackney, Croydon, Lewisham and Southwark colleges, the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, and the College of North West London all took strike action against job cuts during week beginning 22 June 2015, and came together for a loud lobby of Business, Industry and Skills (BIS) - the government department responsible for the 24% cut in the adult education budget: London colleges on strike in row over job losses

Members at Leeds City andBradford colleges took action to defend jobs on 30 June 2015:

They were followed by South and City College Birmingham, where members walked out on 2 July:

Members at Petroc College held a rally in Barnstaple to celebrate further education and oppose cuts.

It's good to talk

Action planned at Mid Cheshire College has been suspended after the college agreed to postpone issuing any compulsory redundancy notices. Barnsley and Sheffield colleges also saw action suspended in response to positive talks and a positive response from management: Strikes at Mid Cheshire and Barnsley colleges suspended

Congratulations to South Thames, Tower Hamlets, Lambeth, City and Islington and Westminster Kingsway College branches who have all now secured no compulsory redundancies agreements.