More strikes, Ucas on care leavers, IFS on cost of living, but the USS improves
This morning marks the final day of the latest round of University and College Union strikes over pay, conditions and pensions. Industrial action will take place at 150 universities, as it did last Thursday and Friday.
Playbook wonders whether turnout in England and Wales in particular might be dampened with no-shows from those nursing sore heads as a result of last night’s World Cup shenanigans. For readers in Scotland, it is the start of the festive season with St Andrew’s Day.