HC Deb 10 April 1922 vol 153 c68W

asked the President of the Board of Education whether the superannuation of teachers formed part of the arrangement come to under the Burnham award on teachers' salaries; and, if not, at what date and by what authority it was set up?


The existing system of superannuation for teachers was established by the School Teachers (Superannuation) Act of 1918, which became operative on 1st April, 1919. The first Burnham Committee was constituted in pursuance of resolutions passed by representatives of associations of local education authorities and the National Union of Teachers on 12th August, 1919, and held its first meeting on the 12th September, 1919.