Teachers will die early if they continue till 65

21st May 2004 at 01:00
Teachers will die early if they are forced to continue in the classroom until they are 65, David Eaglesham, the union's general secretary, warned.

Westminster plans to reform occupational pensions would mean that teachers aged 50 or under would be affected when revised schemes come into operation in 2013.

"Some people do not make it to 60, their energy and enthusiasm are just not there," Mr Eaglesham said.

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