UCU has provided information to branches that will be reballoted to take part of strike action early next year. Queen Mary had a 46.4% participation rate in the ballot over the USS Pensions Scheme and a 47.8% participation rate in the Four Fights ballot. The branch members will be reballoted for both disputes.

The timeline for reballoting will be as follows:

  • Monday 6 December: Ballot opens

  • Monday 13 December: Form to request replacement ballots opens

  • Friday 7 January: Form to request replacement ballots closes

  • Wednesday 12 January: Last safe date to post back the ballot

  • Friday 14 January: Ballot closes