Prospect news stories
The Chancellor’s claim in the autumn statement that ‘science is a personal priority’ – on a day when the UK faces severe weather and flood warnings – simply does not hold up.
Prospect’s science, engineering and sustainability advisory committee is collating evidence of UK science at risk through loss of skills and threats to funding.
Prospect has reacted angrily to the news that the Environment Agency is to lose more than 10 per cent of its staff as a result of the current round of austerity cuts.
A human chain will be formed in front of the National Gallery in London on Wednesday, 18 September at 6pm in a symbolic gesture to protect funding for arts and culture.
A ‘Save our NHS’ march and rally is being held on Sunday, 29 September in Manchester to deliver a clear message to the Conservative Party on the first day of its conference.
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