Skip to main content

Burnham Committee

Volume 78: debated on Thursday 9 May 1985

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will list the years in which union representation on the Burnham committee has been reviewed; and what changes in representation resulted in each case.

Changes in the composition of the teachers' panel, since the setting up of the Burnham primary and secondary committee under the provisions of the Remuneration of Teachers Act 1965, are as follows:

Name of Association1965196619791981
Assistant Masters' and Mistresses' Association (AMMA)4444
National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)1122
National Association of Schoolmasters/Union of Women Teachers (NAS/UWT)2367
National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (NATFHE)4211
National Union of Teachers (NUT)16161616
Professional Association of Teachers (PAT)0001
Secondary Heads Association (SHA)2211

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he received requesting a review of representation on the Burnham committee prior to his announcement of such a review.

The Department received specific requests for a review from 10 organisations and seven individuals.