Teachers in Scotland could strike over pay

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Scotland's largest education union has called for a 10% pay rise for all teachers.

The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) said teachers' pay had fallen in value by a fifth over the past decade.

Pay is negotiated nationally by the unions, councils and the Scottish government.

The claim from the EIS is well in excess of the government's proposed rise for many other public sector workers.

The 10% claim is likely to become the official position of the teachers' side in the talks, which are set to begin shortly. It will firstly need to…

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