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Supply Teachers

Volume 447: debated on Tuesday 13 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will take steps to prevent teacher employment agencies from employing experienced supply teachers only if they accept the lower pay scale of newly qualified teachers. (76667)

Teachers who are not employed by a school or local authority are free to choose whether or not to work for an employment agency. Employment agencies are not bound by the national School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document, and are free to set their own rates.