Regina v Secretary of State for Education and Employment, Ex Parte National Union of Teachers: QBD 8 Aug 2000

The general power of the Secretary of State to promote education did not extend to provision for the terms and conditions of teachers’ employment or establishing systems for the payment of higher rates of pay to teachers meeting performance standards. Reference to Parliament was necessary. The Secretary of State had not followed consultation procedures set down for the making of significant alterations to teachers contracts.


Times 08-Aug-2000


School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Act 1991

Education, Employment, Administrative

Updated: 09 April 2022; Ref: scu.85477