Starting salaries for teachers could rise to £30,000 under new government plans

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said the policy was part of the biggest reform to pay in the sector for a generation. Politics Home reports.

It would see salaries for new teachers rise by £6,000 by 2022-23, as the current minimum in England and Wales, excluding London, is currently £23,720.

Mr Williamson said: “Teachers truly are the lifeblood of a school and I have been instantly impressed by the dedication, commitment and hard work that I have seen from those at the front of our classrooms.

“I want the best talent to be drawn to the teaching profession and for schools to compete with the biggest employers in the labour market and recruit the brightest and the best into teaching.”

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