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EDINBURGH'S TELFORD COLLEGE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1744: tabled on 24 June 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House expresses its concern at the threatened redundancies at Edinburgh's Telford College, which include both lecturers and support staff; notes that this is against a background of a sharp rise in applications for courses there; further notes that amongst those at risk of being made redundant are lecturers in business and trades which have proved particularly popular at a time when proper provision for the unemployed to retrain and improve their skills is vital; and urges the governing board of Telford College to reconsider the proposals and work constructively with staff and trade union representatives to find other means of resolving the present funding crisis.