FE cuts petition signed by 42,500 handed over to 10 Downing Street

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FE cuts petition signed by 42,500 handed over to 10 Downing Street

FE Week | 26 June 2015

Sector leaders have this morning handed in a petition to Number 10 Downing Street that was signed by more than 42,500 opposed to “unfair” and “harmful” FE cuts.

Sally Hunt, University and College Union (UCU) general secretary, and Martin Doel, chief executive of the Association of Colleges (AoC), were among a group of senior figures who handed the petition opposing drastic funding reductions to an aid of Prime Minister David Cameron.

They were joined by David Hughes, chief executive of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, Christine Lewis, lead on further education and school meals at Unison, Megan Dunn, who was elected as president of the National Union of Students in April, and Mark Baker, president of  the Association of Teachers and Lecturers… [full story on FE Week]