Report: Universities Are Docking Lecturers’ Entire Pay for Not Marking a Few Exams
by Polly Smythe
Academic staff face losing their entire month's pay over a marking and assessment boycott which will see them refuse a few hours' work.
Earlier this month the government announced plans to cut funding for arts subjects at universities by 50%. Why? Because attacks on the arts play into the Tories’ confected culture war between salt-of-the-earth folk with ‘proper’ jobs and the ‘metropolitan elite’, argues Chardine Taylor-Stone.