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The chiefs wanted parity with office and technical staff who got 3.3 per cent - far less, of course, than the teachers' 3.6 per cent. They were offered 3 per cent and told Cosla where to stick it.
The Association of Directors of Education should be in a good position to influence events, however. Alan Blackie, their spokesman, is East Lothian's director and can nip along the corridor to have a quiet word with council leader Norman Murray - who just happens to be president of Cosla.