Lib Dem support

28th April 2000 at 01:00
PERFORMANCE related pay will create an "Orwellian nightmare where teachers have a civic duty to inform on their collegues," according to Liberal Democrat education spokesman Phil Willis. Addressing delegates, the local MP and former headteacher said he supportedthe NUT's bid to take the Government to court over the legislation. He said: "Will our brightest graduates be attracted to a profession where teachers are told what, when, and how to teach and then be promised a threshold payment in nine years time?"

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