Socialist Worker

Don't let them get Guy Stoate

by Sadie Robinson
Issue No. 2254

Delegates raised cases of victimisation of union reps.

Guy Stoate, the president of UCU Cymru, faces disciplinary action after a lecturer alleged that Guy called him a “scab”.

“Management say they are moving to discipline Guy,” says Ian Bosworth from Coleg Morgannwg UCU.

“We had a series of hurried discussions, and with an hour’s notice called a mass rally and 75 people turned up. That’s out of a lecturer workforce of around 220.

“There was a defiant mood. We plan to call an emergency branch meeting and start a strike ballot to defend Guy.”

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