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14 June 2017: Seamus Dooley, NUJ acting general secretary, called for "a clear and unambiguous commitment" that the prime minister would not agree to scrap the licence fee.
31 March 2017: Local news was championed in Parliament in a Westminster Hall debate and the minister was urged to call an inquiry
28 March 2017: New research reveals depth of crisis in local and regional media.
15 March 2017: "This is a huge relief for NUJ freelances and, indeed, for all self-employed people in the UK," said John Toner, NUJ freelance organiser.
9 March 2017: Union condemns government decision to increase national insurance contributions.
23 February 2017: The NUJ has welcomed the culture, media and sport parliamentary select committee response on the implementation of section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013.
9 February 2017: Helen Goodman, chair of the NUJ's Parliamentary Group, has won changes to the bill which will safeguard journalists sharing information in the public interest and protect whistleblowers.
4 January 2017: Love it or Lose it: the joint unions' campaign to fight for the BBC during charter renewal continues.
21 December 2016: The NUJ has welcomed the decision of the European court of justice (ECJ) that general and indiscriminate retention of email and electronic communications by the UK government is illegal.
20 December 2016: The defence select committee has called for BBC Monitoring to be directly funded by government, following the corporation's decision to cut almost 100 jobs from the service.