This discussion on the supply teachers' forum deserves a much wider readership so I'm posting the link here. Read it if you dare. As a permanent teacher, I consider the attack on supply teachers' pay and conditions in this country to be disgraceful, embarrassing, and appalling. I suspect it would be illegal in countries with robust equal pay for equal work legislation. SHAME ON THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT. SHAME ON COSLA. SHAME ON THE EIS. http://community.tes.co.uk/forums/t/529717.aspx?PageIndex=1.