Election 2019: In conversation with Thomas Scripps, Socialist Equality Party

This article is part of a series of articles that appear in our December 10 print edition under the subheading “Small parties, big ideas. We sit down with the insurgent parties trying to upset the Labour incumbent.” You can also…

No strike action for LSE UCU members

From Monday 25th November to Wednesday 4th December, University and College Union (UCU) members from sixty universities across the country will take strike action. According to the UCU website, strike action relates to two separate legal disputes, on pensions and…

Outsourced UoL Workers To Strike

Over 100 outsourced workers have announced plans to strike on 25-26 April at the University of London (UoL) as part of the “Back In-House” Campaign. These strikes, set to be the largest for outsourced workers in the history of UK…

UCU Strikes Over Pension Cuts Begin

Industrial action over the University Superannuation Scheme began last Thursday at 61 universities in the UK. The scheme and a recent amendment to it, which covers most faculty staff in pre-1992 universities, may leave typical faculty members £10,000 a year…

LSE Staff Members Decide Not To Support UCU Strikes

Only 46.3% of LSE staff voted to go on strike on the 16th February. The LSE will therefore not be participating in the University and College Union (UCU) strikes that academics and staff at 61 universities nationwide including Oxford, Cambridge…