Heritage news updates

Members of Prospect trade union representing nearly 350 employees at the National Trust for Scotland are balloting on whether to take industrial action over management imposition of a pay settlement already rejected by 91% of members in a ballot in February.

Prospect has welcomed a call by Rushanara Ali MP to keep a treasured sculpture by Henry Moore in public hands and to place it at the Museum of London Docklands.

London Transport Museum has started a campaign against Transport for London’s decision to slash 25% of its funding over the next four years. The Save London Transport Museum campaign team is working to try to reverse the devastating cuts, but to do this they need your help.

Prospect is calling for members to sign a petition protesting against the destruction of archives at Ruskin College, an important educational facility for working class people in the UK.

The civil service desperately needs a thorough skills audit if is to provide its specialists with enough resources to keep them, Prospect Deputy General Secretary Dai Hudd argues in a blog on the Guardian Professional website today.