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Teachers (Pay)

Volume 983: debated on Tuesday 29 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make an early statement on the teachers' pay negotiations, indicating his proposals for review of comparability and salary structure avoided by the Clegg commission.

The Scottish Teachers Salaries Committee reached a settlement yesterday—28 April—in the light of the recommendations made by the commission. This gives full effect to the general intention of the commission's recommendations for teachers employed by local authorities in Scotland. My right hon. Friend and I welcome the rapid progress made by the committee in concluding a settlement.