Elect Martin Powell-Davies:
Defending Teachers, Defending Education
29 June 2004
6,482 first-preference votes "a testimony to a teacher in touch with the pressures teachers endure"
Steve Sinnott’s victory in the election for NUT General Secretary will come as a disappointment to teachers who had been looking for a real change at the head of the NUT.
Break with past failures
Time to start winning
A General Secretary on the existing salary of over £90,000 cannot be in touch with teachers struggling to pay their bills.
If elected, I pledge to remain on the pay of a classroom teacher. More ...
More broken promises
Despite all the promises from the Government and the signatories of the "Workforce Agreement", teachers are spending as much time as ever in the evenings, weekends and holidays planning, preparing and assessing. More ...
Teachers’ jobs under threat
The notorious "Blue Skies" paper exposed exactly what this Government has in mind for the future of education. More ...
The 86% majority in the NUT’s ballot showed the overwhelming level of opposition to the damage SATs are inflicting on the primary curriculum. More ...
Martin is currently speaking at as many local association (branch) meetings of the NUT as he can.
He spoke about his campaign to the socialist newspaper
20 March 2004
Clarke throws down the gauntlet
Charles Clarke and the Review Body have thrown down the gauntlet to us on pay. More ...
Build a united trade union campaign
Our pensions are our right. They are part of the wages that we have earned over many years – years of stressful work that have left many teachers desperately waiting for retirement. More ...
This June, NUT members have the chance to vote for a General Secretary that will put words into deeds at long last. Martin Powell-Davies is the candidate that can be relied on to stand firm for teachers - and for education.
In this year’s General Secretary elections, thousands of NUT members will be looking to see if there is a candidate who is going to offer a change
12 February 2004
Time For A Change: TEACHERS ARE facing a series of vicious attacks over pay, pensions, workload and the threats to teachers' jobs.
10 April 2004
SOCIALIST PARTY member Martin Powell-Davies secured the nominations to proceed to the next stage of the election.
27 March 2004
Martin’s consistent work over a decade has helped build Lewisham NUT into a strong, campaigning NUT Association.
12 February 2004
Martin's Programme For Teachers: 1. "I would remain on the pay of a classroom teacher..."
24 January 2004
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