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EIS emergency cuts conference

by EIS member
Issue No. 2232

Nearly 70 delegates from further education colleges in Scotland shrugged off the snow and met in Glasgow at an emergency EIS conference over the cuts last week.

A series of motions—ranging from a call for a general strike, ballots over the threat to pensions, opposition to redundancies, and action to resist the government—were passed overwhelmingly.

Almost all the delegates came to a lunchtime meeting to hear an electrifying speech from a student.

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Tue 14 Dec 2010, 17:30 GMT
Issue No. 2232
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