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Crack corps to fill shoes of city deserters

(Photograph) - LONDON teachers such as Zoe Smallwood, 23, (right) were in the spotlight this week as unions stepped up their campaign to boost pay packets in the capital.

The Camden primary teacher is one of many staff escaping soaring housing costs in south-east England.

Unions want cost-of-living allowances to double. Ministers, however, back an American-style project to plug classroom gaps with graduate high-fliers who would be given intensive training. Photograph by Jason Andrews

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