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Thread #110676   Message #2325047
Posted By: The Villan
25-Apr-08 - 03:59 AM
Thread Name: BS: Teachers on strike UK
Subject: RE: BS: Teachers on strike UK
>>Just seen that the cost to the economy for the Grangemouth Strike could be 50 million<<

50 million a day

>>I understand from my wife that at quite a few of the schools where she does training, teachers refused to strike because they were worried that it might affect the children and reflect in the SATs exams to be held shortly. <<

Sense prevails and I applaud them.

>>"over 2/3rds of the staff do not live within 10 miles, because they cannot afford the housing that is available nearby"<<

Doesn't that apply to most people who have jobs.