NEC Report

The first meeting of the new NEC was framed by the political tumult arising in wake of the EU referendum result. Following a disgraceful campaign on both the Leave and Remain sides, which blurred the lines between legitimate discussion of …

PAY – We need a strategy now!

The UCU’s Further Education committee (FEC) voted on Friday, by two votes, to end this year’s pay campaign. This is a massive mistake.

The majority of FEC members voted to reject joint action with members of the NUT in 6th …

Report from NEC meeting – 20 November 2016

Report: NEC meeting, 20 November 2016

The union executive met just after the events of Paris (& Beirut, Russian plane in Sinai, Turkey, Mali). The national executive passed a motion of solidarity with Paris condemning the killings, and to oppose …

Challenging the Prevent Agenda


When people talk about the ‘Prevent duty’ they are referring to Section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 20151 which contains a duty on specified authorities, including colleges and universities, to have ‘due regard to