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Lecturers at University of Central Lancs prepare to strike

Issue No. 2393

UCU MEMBERS at the University of Central Lancashire were set to strike for 48 hours, starting on Thursday of this week to save jobs. 

Up to 400 academic staff are at risk of redundancy. Some 81 percent backed strikes in a rceent ballot.

Lecturers at Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College protested against cuts on Friday of last week. The two-hour lunctime protests took place at all four sites of the college. College bosses want to make £5 million in cuts—putting 85 workers at risk of redundancy.

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