Teachers' Salaries

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th November 1966.

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Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell , West Lothian 12:00 am, 9th November 1966

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the simultaneous negotiation of teachers' salaries between Scotland and England.

Photo of Mr Bruce Millan Mr Bruce Millan , Glasgow Craigton

No, Sir. This issue does not arise immediately.

Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell , West Lothian

Do I understand that, in any future negotiations, Scottish teachers will not be at a disadvantage compared to their colleagues in England?

Photo of Mr Bruce Millan Mr Bruce Millan , Glasgow Craigton

There is no reason why they should be at any disadvantage. They are at no disadvantage at the moment.