School strikes more likely after NUT conference

North East union representatives are returning to the region after voting in favour of balloting on a school strike, if the Government moves ahead with its regional pay plans.

Gateshead teacher Tony Dowling told North East Tonight that he thought 'mass resistance on the streets' was a good option.

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Teachers return from strike talks

North East and Cumbrian teachers are returning from one of the most explosive NUT conferences in years. Today they will tell ITV Tyne Tees & Border why they want to move forward with more strikes.