NUT consults over strike

11th February 2005 at 00:00
A national strike over plans to raise teachers' pension age from 60 to 65 years moved a step nearer this week as the largest union announced it was consulting members over possible action.

The National Union of Teachers is to ask members whether they would also consider other forms of industrial action, or prefer rallies and leafleting.

The consultative survey, beginning on Monday, is a setback for left-wing NUT executive members who wanted to see an immediate formal ballot.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now