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5 November 2010: Messages of support to NUJ members from trade unions, politicians and others.
5 November 2010: A BBC Executive Board member and BBC pension trustee has broken rank with Director General Mark Thompson.
2 November 2010: NUJ members at the BBC are preparing to strike this week in protest at plans to make them pay more, work longer and get significantly lower pensions.
1 November 2010: The NUJ General Secretary has described remarks made by the Prime Minister about the BBC cuts as "crass and insensitive".
28 October 2010: Seventy per cent of NUJ members rejected the BBC’s latest pension proposals. Union reps have agreed plans for a series of strikes and other industrial action with the threat of a walkout at Christmas on the cards.
20 October 2010: The NUJ is shocked and angered by the six-year freeze slapped on the BBC licence fee and an increase in the corporation’s expenses.
19 October 2010: The UK government is expected to announce plans to cut the budget of the BBC World Service from April next year as part of the Comprehensive Spending Review.
15 October 2010: The BBC is under pressure to abandon a planned cut to staff pensions and come clean about the true finances of the corporation's pension scheme.
14 October 2010: The NUJ has condemned plans to cut funding to the Welsh language broadcaster, S4C, by 17%.
12 October 2010: NUJ general secretary, Jeremy Dear, predicts the BBC faces a “winter of growing discontent” about pensions, cuts and jobs.