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Complainant Name:
Steve Squires

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Isle of Wight County Press

Complaint:

Steve Squires, NUT representative for Ryde High School, complained that an article had misleadingly suggested that “staff” at the school had passed a vote of no confidence against the headteacher during her suspension. The complainant explained that support staff had passed such a vote but teaching staff had not participated.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following clarification:

The National Union of Teachers has asked us to clarify that it was support staff and not teachers who passed a vote of no confidence in Ryde High school headteacher Linda McGowan.

Report: 77



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