Good news on the pension dispute

UCU members overwhelmingly back decision to reject the “heads of agreement”
without going to ballot.

Public sector pensions – consultation ballots

The results are as follows:

1. Do you support further strike action beginning with a national one
day strike on March 28 alongside other unions?

Further Education (England and Wales)
Yes 5,250 (62.9%), No 3,102 (37.1%) Turnout 25.1%

Higher Education (England and Wales)
Yes 3,668 (55.3%), No 2,962 (44.7%) Turnout 31.3%

Higher Education (Scotland)
Yes 107 (69.9%), No 46 (30.1%) Turnout 26.7%

Further and Higher Education (Northern Ireland) Yes 145 (51.1%), No
139 (48.9%) Turnout 20.6%

2. Do you endorse the decision of the NEC to reject the government’s
final pension proposals and continue the campaign against them?

Further Education (England and Wales)
Yes 7,151 (85.7%), No 1,194 (14.3%) Turnout 25.1%

Higher Education (England and Wales)
Yes 5,276 (79.4%), No 1,367 (20.6%) Turnout 31.3%

These results and those of other unions will be considered by the NEC
at its special meeting this Friday.

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