'We have a massive retention crisis because people are quitting teaching within five years out of extreme stress.'
Rishi Sunak has said that rises would have to come from ‘elsewhere in the NHS budget’.
It would have been cheaper to have agreed to pay deals for rail workers.
Heads-up: February 1st will be a huge day of strike action.
Avanti is running a heavily reduced timetable as a result of 'unofficial strike action'
A number of establishments could be closing their doors out of respect for Her Majesty
The mayor said Avanti's decision shows a 'clear lack of respect' for the people of Greater Manchester
The disruption is expected to last for the rest of the month
BREAKING: The union has officially written to the government about inflation-plus pay rises for educators
'Teachers have had enough of a government which simply does not value them'