Pay cap to stay in place for teachers despite pressure on Government over public sector wages

Teachers' salaries will stay capped at one per cent, the Department for Education has announced, despite pressure on the Government to reduce austerity measures for those working in the public sector.


Ministers accepted the recommendation of the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB), which said there should be a one per cent increase for all pay ranges.


Teachers' pay has been frozen since 2010, and the latest announcement means another real-terms pay cut for more than half a million teachers in England and Wales.


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