provides independent advice to the government on pay and conditions for teachers and school leaders in England and Wales.
Mr Clarke will by law have to accept it if the STRB
rules it out again, but he has the backing of heads.
Ultimately it will be down to the STRB
to make the decision.
Their separate submission to the STRB
is not unsupportive of the RIG evidence but rather points out that these matters are not devolved to Wales.
will report early next year so any national strike ballots would take place after that.
He added: "I have considered the STRB
recommendations care- fully and believe this settlement to be fair and reasonable.
She previously served as the STRB
s economist member.
He said: "Having worked with Patricia in the BBC, I am confident that the work of the STRB
will benefit greatly from her skills and experience gained from a wide range of roles including those in education.
, which recommends to Government howmuch teachers should be paid, suggested a 2.
published its recommendations yesterday for this year's pay round for about 440,000 teachers.
We are no longer allowed to negotiate with the STRB
and it seems that they are doing the Government's bidding.
Mick Brookes, General Secretary of headteacher's union the NAHT said: "The STRB
has produced a thoughtful and balanced report and it can come as no surprise that the Secretary of State has accepted the main recommendation of 2.