§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will take steps to amend the law to enable the National Assembly for Wales to pursue a policy of not basing teachers' salaries on an assessment of pupil performance; and if he will make a statement. 568W
§ Ms Estelle Morris
Teachers' pay is not currently devolved and there are no plans to change this. We believe that while there remains a single pay structure, the same opportunities must be available to teachers in both England and Wales to access the new pay levels.