School strike action

Thousands of schools in the North West could close today as part of strike action by teachers. Union members will walk out as part of an ongoing dispute with the Government over pensions, pay and conditions.

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NUT General Secretary "seriously regrets" the disruption strike action causes parents and pupils.

Christine Blower
Christine Blower, NUT General Secretary Credit: : Philip Toscano/PA Wire/Press Association Images

"We have to take a stand to protect education and teachers. The North West will be taking the lead in sending a message to Education Secretary Michael Gove that teachers are not prepared to accept government attacks on our pay, pensions and conditions."

  • Christine Blower, NUT
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