A statement from the Exeter UCU Committee in response to events during and subsequent to UCU Congress 2018

The Exeter UCU committee wishes to make it clear that we completely support the delegates we elected to represent our branch at the UCU Congress. We are deeply concerned that the motion democratically passed by members at a branch meeting was not allowed to be discussed at congress. There was wide support from branches at … Continue reading A statement from the Exeter UCU Committee in response to events during and subsequent to UCU Congress 2018

Exeter UCU Congress Delegates’ statement on allegations made by Emma-Jane Phillips (Northumbria University UCU)

Yesterday (4th June) we were notified that Emma-Jane Phillips (Northumbria University UCU) had made allegations about our delegation which were untrue. We do not wish to repeat these allegations in detail here, as we are taking steps to obtain redress. However, for the avoidance of any doubt, the Vote of No Confidence motion submitted by Exeter … Continue reading Exeter UCU Congress Delegates’ statement on allegations made by Emma-Jane Phillips (Northumbria University UCU)

Exeter UCU delegation response to events at UCU Congress, 30th May 2018

We are deeply troubled by widely-reported events that took place today at UCU Congress. As Exeter’s Congress delegates, in common with delegates from branches across the country, we attended Congress to represent our members both through contributions to debates, and to move a motion democratically voted by our members at a quorate general meeting last … Continue reading Exeter UCU delegation response to events at UCU Congress, 30th May 2018

Report on EGM (6/April/2018)

Thanks to everyone who came to the Emergency General Meeting yesterday and apologies to those who couldn't come.  We had good debates on four motions and all were passed, two with amendments.  Our President also reported on motions passed by the Committee regarding the appointment of the new DVC Research, and encouraging PhD external examiners … Continue reading Report on EGM (6/April/2018)