24% FUNDING CUT for ADULT EDUCATION
Wednesday 25th at 6pm
Demonstration and march from City Lit to Downing Street to hand in a Letter to David Cameron, calling on the government to reverse the cuts. This letter will be turned into a giant postcard to hand in.
Download the flyer: Don’t let them destroy life long learning...
The Retired Members branch banner will be on the demonstration - join us
Travelling to City Lit...
1m adult places have already been lost since 2010 and now 400,000 more could go in 2015/16. Since 2009/10 109 lecturers jobs have already been lost from every college on average; the AoC say by 2020 there will be effectively no adult education left.
UCU Head Office have called the decision an ‘act of wilful vandalism’ .This will decimate further education provision across England and put thousands of FE jobs at risk. The decision is a major offensive by the government and we need every branch to help build the campaign against the funding cuts.
A petition to save FE has already been launched and has received over 10,000 signatories since Friday. The petition is supported by all the FE unions, the AOC and the 157 group please sign it today and then circulate to everyone you know.