A teacher tax

2nd March 2001 at 00:00
Your article, "Anger as GTC prepares to fix pound;30 annual fee" (TES, February 9) begs a question: "Why have a General Teaching Council?" The imposition of a fee, to be educted from salaries, if necessary, exposes this registration charge to be a teacher tax.

Beverley Westbrook Flowerdene, Barton Road Maidstone, Kent

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