Teacher unions consider strike action over Covid vaccine programme

Teacher unions say their members will consider strike action over the revised Covid-19 vaccine programme.

The TUI and the ASTI are preparing emergency motions for discussion ahead of their annual conferences tomorrow.

It's believed the INTO is doing the same.

It's after the Government agreed last week to change the vaccination programme to an age-based system.

Michael Gillespie, General Secretary of the TUI, says vaccinating teachers would ensure schools stay open: