Monthly Archives: July 2016

Letter: beware market failure

After the HE Bill 2nd Reading, beware market failure Add your name Despite the threats Higher Education faces from Brexit, and opposition from across the sector, the Government appears to be committed to pushing ahead with its disastrous Higher Education … Continue reading

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Parliamentary call for evidence: Have your say on the Higher Education and Research Bill

Parliament has opened its call for evidence for the Committee stage of the HE Bill, with a deadline of 18 September 2016 for submission of evidence. Early submission prior to Tuesday 6 September is ideal, as this date will be the first date the Select Committee meets. Continue reading

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Example letters for lobbying your MP – Second Reading

In order to help colleagues lobby their MPs for the Second Reading of the HE Bill, we have collated some example letters below. Write to your MP to oppose the Bill Please do write/rewrite in your own words! Letters that are … Continue reading

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Higher Education and Research Bill – Second Reading 19 July

The Government is rushing the HE Bill through to its Second Reading in the House of Commons. The Second Reading has been called, at very short notice, for Tuesday 19 July. The NUS, UCU London Region and other organisations are coordinating an emergency … Continue reading

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London Met: the TEF dystopia claims its principled victims

London Metropolitan University (LMU) is in the process of enthusiastically transforming itself into something approaching the White Paper Ideal. Whereas most VCs are expressing serious objections to the reduction of teaching to the TEF, one VC stands out in its support: … Continue reading

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