Education written question – answered on 7th September 2010.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education
(1) how many and what proportion of (a) teachers and (b) support staff employed by schools and other education establishments in Colchester constituency will have their pay frozen as a result of the decision to freeze the wages of public sector workers;
(2) how many and what proportion of (a) teachers and (b) support staff employed by local education authorities will have their pay frozen as a result of the decision to freeze the wages of public sector workers.
The Department does not hold this information.
The Government have announced a two year pay freeze for public sector workers. For teachers in maintained schools in England and Wales this will take effect from September 2011 for two years. The Secretary of State announced on
There is no central mechanism for deciding the pay of school support staff, with employers having responsibility for determining salaries at local level. That responsibility rests with individual local authorities as the legal employer of support staff in community and voluntary controlled schools, and the governing body in foundation and voluntary aided schools.
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