HC Deb 04 August 1971 vol 822 cc1568-9
14. Mr. Brewis

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many primary school teachers in Glasgow have lost their salary addition as a result of their schools being no longer designated schools of teacher shortage.

Mr. Monro

I understand from Glasgow Education Authority that the number will be about 560.

Mr. Brewis

Is it the case that no proper notice was given to the teachers affected and that there was no proper consultation with the teachers' organisations concerned? Would my hon. Friend ensure that Glasgow Corporation takes into account the views of the teaching profession?

Mr. Monro

This is a matter for the Corporation—it is free to consult should it wish to do so—but I will pass on my hon. Friend's remarks to the authority.

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