Lecturers walk out

19th June 2009 at 01:00

Askham Bryan College in Yorkshire was hit by strike action this week, the latest institution to be affected by the University and College Union's campaign to force colleges to honour a five-year-old pay deal.

Barry Lovejoy, the union's head of further education, said: "It's a real shame that things have come to this. The staff are not greedy; they are merely asking for the money they should have been paid four years ago."

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