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UCU and UoK Joint Statement Regarding the USS Trustee and Valuation

Lines dividing the UCU and UUK positions regarding the 2020 USS Trustee valuation are regrettably becoming clearer. In an email sent yesterday, Jo Grady wrote that, rather than attempt to pressure the trustees into reforming their reverse-engineered and unjustified valuation, UUK ‘is proposing massive cuts to USS members’ retirement benefits and is consulting [our employers] …

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Branch meeting – The Green Paper, TEF and Implications for Universities

Keynes Lecture Theatre 3 (KLT3) – 1pm, 10 December 2015   Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, has published a Green Paper setting out plans for Higher Education. These include making it easier for new providers to set up and old ones to leave HE, and a new Teaching Excellence Framework. UCU’s …

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