London teachers to strike over living allowances

teachers have voted to strike over London cost-of-living allowances.

move will affect hundreds of schools when around 40,000 members of the National
Union of Teachers strike on 14 March.

union says London allowances should be raised by a third – and are unhappy with
the 3.5 per cent offer the Government has made.

strike decision comes just after Education Secretary Estelle Morris warned
teacher unions not to halt plans to increase standards in schools.

By Quentin Reade

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