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University lecturers and other staff have taken to the picket line today in a strike over their pay. It meant thousands of students had their classes disrupted.
At the University of Bristol, more than two hundred members from Unite, UNISON and The University College Union took action over the offer of a one per cent pay rise. Katie Rowlett reports.
Thousands of University students have had their classes disrupted today because of strike action by lecturers and other staff.
Members of three unions walked out in protest at a one per cent staff pay offer. At The University of Bristol more than two hundred members from Unite, UNISON and The University College Union took to the picket line. Katie Rowlett spoke to Professor James Annett, the Branch President of the UCU.
Lecturers at Bristol University are taking part in strikes today in a dispute over pay.
Some students have had their classes disrupted by the protests. Union members are unhappy with a pay rise of just 1%.
Students at universities throughout the region could have their classes disrupted today because of strike action by lecturers.
Universities in Bristol, Bath and Gloucestershire are expected to to be affected, union members are angry with a 1%pay offer.