LONDON SCHOOL STUDENTS UNION NEWSLETTER
Organisational Committee to be resposible for day to day tasks, like
printing out leaflets, updating the website and sending out these
Education Not for Sale, a student group campaigning for free education
and for a democratic, fighting NUS.
rest of Europe and her involvement in the French school students’ union.
in Room B111 at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies).
union) go on strike at Manchester and London Metropolitan universities,
to protest against planned budget cuts and redundancies. See http://www.ucu.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=3997 and
more info and to send messages of support.
- The NUT at Haggerston school in Hackney took strike action today
(thursday) over proposed redundancies.Teachers voted overwhelmingly
(94%) to take action against the restructuring plans, as the management
seeks to make good £1.3m losses. Teachers will be out on strike next
tuesday, and again in the autumn term. More info http://www.hackneytuc.org.uk/node/430
- As well as this, the occupation of the roof of Lewisham Bridge
primary school continues after parents and demonstraters prevented
police and bailiffs from evicting them on the 25th June. Campaigners
have succeeded in securing the National Heritage’s allocation of the
property as a listed building- limiting developers options. More info here
- Most recently, teachers at St Paul’s Way, Tower Hamlets saw
support for their planned strike action tomorrow withdrawn by the NUT
action committee – against the wishes of the union group at the school.
The teachers voted unanimously to take strike action over a threat of
redundancies due to plans for the school to be privatised and turned
into a trust.This is a shocking betrayal of NUT members who were
defending their jobs and should have the absolute support of their
trade union leadership. The NUT’s school rep has said the teachers
will meet again to discuss their remaining options, including