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Senior education figures condemn cuts

A number of senior and respected figures from the education and trade union worlds have signed a letter which condemns the cut to the adult education budget as ‘an act of vandalism’. The letter also says that the cuts are ‘perverse’ in an age of austerity when ‘economic growth requires a skilled population with funded opportunities for learning’.

TES: ‘We #loveFE’: sector unites in cuts protest

The TES have reported on the unprecedented unity that has arisen across the sector in the face of the government’s planned cuts to the adult learning budget, with support from over 20 sector bodies including trade unions, professional associations and college groups.