Saturday 3 December 2016

Back to school for INTO leaders

Published 08/04/2010 | 05:00

Teachers at the recent INTO conference brandished bizarre placards which read: "Top Rich 1pc contribute 34pc of the Wealth -- Fair?"

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Surely this defeats the point that the trade unions are supposedly trying to make? Are the teachers seriously suggesting that 1pc of the population paying such a huge percentage of the entire tax take is somehow unfair on the other 99pc?

The greatest worry among teachers should be the seeming inability of their union leadership to do simple maths.

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