The Council has continually stressed its willingness to try every avenue it can to resolve the current industrial dispute which is impacting on the education of our school children.

As requested by UNISON, we have agreed to allow a representative nominated by them to review the scoring and job content of the Special Needs Teaching Assistant.  This allows for discussion directly between their representative and Hay KornFerry (previously Hay Group).

But in doing so, we ask as a gesture of good faith, and recognising the Council’s willingness to take on board this suggestion, that UNISON considers suspending its industrial action whilst we await the outcome of this discussion.

Published: 2nd February 2017