Sixth Form Colleges strike for more funding and pay

Sixth form college funding has been cut by 26% since 2010, leaving teachers and students in a desperate situation, struggling with more and more resources being cut. To add insult to injury, teachers are only being offered a 1% pay rise after enduring a 15% pay cut in real terms since 2010. Now 25 colleges have managed to beat the anti-trade union laws ridiculously high ballot thresholds and are out on strike, with more set to follow.