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 Association||1965||1966||1979||1981|
|Assistant Masters' and Mistresses' Association (AMMA)||4||4||4||4|
|National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)||1||1||2||2|
|National Association of Schoolmasters/Union of Women Teachers (NAS/UWT)||2||3||6||7|
|National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (NATFHE)||4||2||1||1|
|National Union of Teachers (NUT)||16||16||16||16|
|Professional Association of Teachers (PAT)||0||0||0||1|
|Secondary Heads Association (SHA)||2||2||1||1|
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.