HC Deb 09 July 1971 vol 820 cc466-7W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will make a statement on the delay in negotiations substantially to improve the salaries of teachers in further and higher education.

Mrs. Thatcher

The management panel of the Burnham Further Education Committee has felt unable to make an offer to the teachers' panel pending the outcome of arbitration on the schoolteachers' claims, but has undertaken to resume negotiations as soon as practicable thereafter. Negotiations with teachers in colleges of education have been held up for the same reason.

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