School closures due to strikes

Teachers across the Midlands will be out on strike today forcing the closure of many schools.

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Nottingham teachers strike for the 'soul of education'

Teachers have been protesting across the Midlands today over pay and pensions.

Many schools are closed as teachers strike, with teaching unions taking action over plans to change pensions and the way teachers are paid.

Speaking at a protest in Nottingham today, one campaigner told ITV News Central: "We are gathering for the soul of education, we believe this government has cut back things to such an extent that we have got to make a stand."

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