Plymouth lecturers protest against education cuts

Plymouth HeraldThe Plymouth Herald reports on the demonstration due to take place in Plymouth on 27 June, where Plymouth poet laureate Michael Sullivan will speak at a protest against education funding cuts.


Plymouth lecturers protest against education cuts

Plymouth Herald | 25 June 2015

HUNDREDS of people from across the South West are expected to join protests in Plymouth city centre to protest about funding cuts to further education and adult learning.

The rally, on Saturday, June 27, is organised by the University and College Union (UCU) and supported by City College Plymouth.

It will be held on the piazza outside the Civic Centre, in Royal Parade, from noon.

Protestors will gather to listen to speeches before setting off on a march to City College Plymouth at 1.30pm… [full story on the Plymouth Herald website]

In a further article the Plymouth Herald reports that Unison area organiser Simon Wintle said that ‘cuts to further education would be a “personal and public tragedy” and would shut the door on those looking to improve their lives.’ Read full story here: Further education cuts would be ‘personal and public tragedy’ says Unison leader.