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Teachers to strike in Autumn

The two largest teachers' unions have announced a national strike in England before Christmas over working conditions.The NUT and NASUWT represent nine out of 10 teachers in the country.

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Teachers to stage two days of walkouts in October

Teachers will stage two days of walkouts in October in a row over pay, pensions and workload.

Teachers are set for a national strike before Christmas. Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

Two teaching unions have announced that their members in eight areas of England will strike in October with thousands of pupils set to be affected.

Unions NUT and NASUWT said members in the East Midlands, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside and the Eastern region will take part in a walkout on October 1.

Those in the North East, London, the South East and the South West will strike on October 17.

A national strike is likely to follow and take place before Christmas.

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