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Teachers in hours threat.

Byline: DOROTHY LEPKOWSKA

A TEACHERS' union sounded a battle cry yesterday for possible industrial action over working hours.

The three main teachers' groups will this Easter debate workload and demands for a 35-hour week.

In Cardiff today, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers will urge the Treasury to fund changes due to be recommended by an inquiry.

Its leader Peter Smith said cynicism would turn to "anger" if the Government didn't deliver.

A MORI poll for the union shows 23 per cent of 11-16-year-olds have never heard of the EU.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Mar 25, 2002
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