Under fire

16th February 2001 at 00:00
* Of the 1,199 allegations of abuse which have been made against members of the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers over the past 10 years, 75 per cent have led to no further action being taken.

* In case of conviction the person can be placed on the DfE's List 99 of people barred from teaching. Last year 123 teachers and school staff were added to List 99. This includes 23 who were placed on the list on medical grounds, and others whose names were added because of theft or because they were found to have cheated in exams.

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