Teachers’ strike to be held in Buckingham

single image

Teachers from all across Buckinghamshire will be protesting pay in Buckingham on Wednesday (1 February), according to Bucks Herald.

As well as picketing across the country, rallying points have been set up for more pronounced protestations.One of which will be held outside the Buckingham Old Gaol.

The National Education Union has organised the protest, similar protests are taking place in Bedford and Luton.

NEU members are striking as they seek an improvement in their pay and school funding from the Government

Since members voted to strike 30,000 more teachers have joined the NEU.

Pupils across the country have been informed by their schools to stay at home next week due to the amount of staff not working.

Another national day of strike action is planned by teachers on 15 March, while regional picketing is planned next month after Wednesday’s protest.

The National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) has also announced plans to strike in protest over working conditions.

The NEU has about 300,000 members in England and Wales.


You may like