Staff and unions 'insulted' by job cut plans

Heriot-Watt University and College Union representative Ruth Aylett, says the unions and staff are shocked, angry and insulted by proposals to cut jobs.

Positions could be lost at the University's textile department in an attempt to cut costs.


Galashiels jobs threat

Union bosses say up to a quarter of the staff could go at Heriot-Watt University's School of Textiles and Design in the Scottish Borders. Ten jobs would be lost at the institution in Galashiels if the cuts go ahead.