East London academy docks teachers’ wages for taking part in industrial action before it begins

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Staff at a secondary school in Stratford are set to strike on Thursday after ‘bullying’ management began docking their wages for failing to withdraw from industrial action that was yet to start.

Teachers, at Stratford School Academy, in Forest Gate, were preparing to take part in industrial action short of a strike, organised nationally by the NUT and NASUWT, that would limit them to teaching and planning while local union representatives held discussions with the academy’s management.

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Olympics: Judge rules government doesn’t need to consult before placing missiles on roofs of peoples’ homes

Chris Nineham, who has helped lead the campaign against government plans to deploy missiles on peoples’ homes, outside the Royal Courts of Justice before the hearing

THE High Court refused residents’ permission to challenge government plans to site missiles on the roof of their block of flats today dismissing the need for them to be consulted first and that fears of an attack were unjustified.

Residents at Fred Wigg Tower, in Leytonstone, East London, brought the action claiming the move would infringe their right to a private life and peaceful enjoyment of their home under the Human Rights Act.

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