On November 25th, the day of the much-anticipated and feared Spending Review, Prospect reps received the surprising and welcome news that the Library will see no cash reduction in Grant in Aid to 2010-21. Having anticipated 25-40% cuts, this was infinitely better than expected, though in real terms (once inflation is taken into account) it … Continue reading #High5Heritage!
Every February it's LGBT History Month, and this year the theme is Coded Lives. LGBT people have existed throughout history, but often in a not very visible way. After all, groups who are systematically oppressed by a heteronormative, gender-normative patriarchy rarely have sufficient voice to be heard in a point in time, let along enough voice … Continue reading LGBT History Month 2015
Prospect HQ have just posted a story on their website which updates members with some very good news about the campaign to save the Imperial War Museum's library and learning centre. Astonishingly, in the week he pledged financial gloom and doom for at least the duration of the next Parliament, George Osborne has assigned the … Continue reading Campaigning really works!
It's an important week in public services. As political parties start to think ahead to the election, we public service staff are keen to let the world know what's been happening in our workplaces, and to send a definite message to government and public that things cannot continue this way. The scale of the cuts … Continue reading A big week for public sector staff