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Teachers Salaries (Clegg Report)

Volume 979: debated on Monday 25 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when he expects the report of the Clegg Commission on teachers' salaries to be published; and if the Government will be bound by the report.

The Standing Commission on pay comparability is now expected to report by the end of March.The commission will present a set of recommendations—as distinct from a binding award—which will form a basis for negotiation in the Burnham primary and secondary committee or the Burnham further education committee, as the case may be. The Burnham committees' final recommendations will be implemented in accordance with the Remuneration of Teachers Act 1965.