Schools across the East will be closed tomorrow in a dispute between teachers' unions and the government regarding pay, pensions and working conditions.
The teachers' strike by the National Union of Teachers and the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers follows last week's action by the Fire Brigades Union, suggesting growing unrest in the public sector.
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