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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-20more like thismore than 2015-02-20
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Pay more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reasons the salary sacrifice scheme available to teachers does not cover the purchase of cars. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth remove filter
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David T. C. Davies more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-26more like thismore than 2015-02-26
star this property answer text <p>Academies, including free schools, university technical colleges and studio schools, have the freedom to set their own pay and conditions policies, and so are free to offer their teachers access to car purchase salary sacrifice schemes. Currently 15% of all primary schools and 62% of all secondary schools are academies.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In local authority maintained schools, changes to the statutory pay and conditions of teachers must first be referred to the independent School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB). Recent STRB referrals have focused on fundamental reforms to the overall pay and conditions framework for teachers. Following the STRB’s recommendations, these reforms have given schools much greater freedom to attract and retain the best teachers and to reward individuals in line with their contribution to improving their pupils’ achievements.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The demands on the STRB’s time and resources in the reform process mean that the Government has had to make hard decisions on the issues it refers to STRB. In light of the focus of the important referrals above, we have not prioritised revisions to the existing salary sacrifice arrangements. However, the Government will consider whether the issue should be included in future referrals to the STRB.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-02-26T15:54:42.05Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-26T15:54:42.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this