Act now, says PAT

11th September 1998 at 01:00
The anti-strike Professional Association of Teachers added to pressure on the Government by threatening a boycott if satisfactory assurances on workload, resources, staffing and training are not forthcoming. The union is seeking an "urgent meeting" with the Education Minister.

Bob Christie, the PAT's Scottish secretary, said there would be no need to ballot members. "It's a straightforward workload issue," Mr Christie said.

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