Unkind cut of pound;600

17th August 2001 at 01:00
(Photograph) - HELEN Perkins is one of hundreds of teaching assistants facing a reduction in their wages or increased working hours. She is fighting Solihull council, which wants to cut her pay by pound;600 a year.

The 44-year-old said she was not asking for more. "I hate the way this makes me feel disillusioned and demotivated."

Page 3. Photograph by MIKE SIMMONDSNEWS TEAM

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