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Industrial Action by NUJ – latest information

At 00.01am on Monday 1 August, the National Union of Journalists began industrial action over proposals of compulsory redundancies in World Service and BBC Monitoring. This action will run for 24 hours until 23.59, Monday 1 August. We apologise to our audience for any disruption to services.

We will update this page throughout the day with schedule updates, statements and information about affected services.

Update 01.08.11, 3.53pm
No further updates expected today.

Update 01.08.11, 2.33pm
BBC Two – Newsnight will not be broadcast tonight (replaced by Have I Got News For You rpt).

Update 01.08.11, 1.21pm
Radio Scotland – 4.00pm: Newsdrive will not be broadcast.

Note: other Radio Scotland programmes that were not on air today: 5.30am Morning Briefing; 6.00am Good Morning Scotland; 8.50am Call Kaye; 12.00noon John Beattie.

Update 01.08.11, 11.41am
Radio 2 – 3-minute news bulletins on the hour.

Update 01.08.11, 11.35am
Radio 5 Live – 3-minute news bulletins on the hour.

Update 01.08.11, 11.33am
Radio 4 – short news bulletins on the hour with extended bulletins planned for 1pm and 6pm.

Update 01.08.11, 11.26am
BBC One – Main news bulletins at 1pm, 6pm and 10pm expected to go ahead as planned.

Update 01.08.11, 10.26am
Radio Ulster – regular news and speech programming from 6.30am-1pm and 5pm-6.30pm will not be broadcast. Between 1pm-5pm and 6.30pm-1am regular programming will resume. Live local news bulletins will be broadcast hourly from 7am-7pm.

Update 01.08.11, 9.26am
Radio 1 – no reported disruption to Radio 1 Newsbeat today.

Update 01.08.11, 9.17am
Radio 4 – 5.00pm: The Things We Forgot To Remember replaces PM.

Update 01.08.11, 7.37am
Radio 4 – 1.00pm: A news summary at 1.00-1.03pm and Soul Music 1.03-1.30pm will replace The World At One.

Update 01.08.11, 7.34am
Radio 4 – 12.00noon: there will be a repeat of You And Yours in place of billed edition.

Update 01.08.11, 6.42am
Radio 4 – Today programme will run at a reduced duration from 7.00-9.00am.

Update 01.08.11, 6.38am
BBC One Breakfast as billed. No regional opt outs.

Update 01.08.11, 6.30am
Today's latest revised schedule for BBC Radio 4

Update 01.08.11, 6.00am
BBC Statement: We are disappointed that the NUJ has gone ahead with today's strike and apologise to our audience for any disruption to services. Industrial action does not alter the fact that the BBC is faced with a number of potential compulsory redundancies following significant cuts to the central Government grants that support the World Service and BBC Monitoring.

We will continue with our efforts to reduce the need for compulsory redundancies, however, the number of posts that we are having to close means that unfortunately it is likely to be impossible for us to avoid some compulsory redundancies.

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