The main players

The targets of the campaigns

GREG DYKE – Chancellor

Head of the University, but has told Nouse that he doesn’t comment on policy; he just “awards degrees”.

BRIAN CANTOR – Vice Chancellor

The real source of power in the University, Cantor has been attacked for a string of cost-cutting measures.

KEITH LILLEY – Director of Facilities

Has repeatedly claimed the staff shortages were “unforeseeable”, despite evidence gathered by Nouse.

KEN BATTEN – Head of Security

Feared and respected in equal measures, the former military policeman is under pressure to bring back porters.

Those fighting for the porters

RICH CROKER – SU President

Refusing to represent the University at Open Days and other events in protest over the porters situation.

SIMON PARKER – Professor of Politics

Simon Parker has coordinated a separate letter to Batten and Lilley with 52 signatures from professors.

UNKNOWN – Vigilante Protest

Graffitti saying ‘Fight for your porters’ has started appearing around campus, origin unknown.

UNISON – Major Porters’ Union

Have worked to resist contractual changes for porters on campus and continue to support their struggle.

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