Me and my 50.
Public sector workers are rather disgruntled it seems. This Thursday, a great number of them – teachers mainly – took to the streets across the UK. They were protesting against potential reforms to their existing pension schemes. In very simple terms, they are voicing extreme concern over changes that will, in their firm opinion, force them to work more hours for less.
It’s difficult to establish public sentiment on this matter. But one thing is clear; good teachers are bloody important and without them, where would we all be? I wouldn’t be writing that’s for sure. But, but, but, reforms are essential and we must adapt to survive – it’s just working out how…and let us be honest and exact, our options are limited.
It was peaceful and, the few exceptions aside, mild-mannered