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Tristram Hunt on sacking or keeping unqualified teachers

2 March 2014 Last updated at 12:47 GMT

Unqualified teachers "should not be in the classroom" said Labour's education spokesman when asked if his party would fire them.

Tristram Hunt said it was fine if they were "on the path way to making sure that they're qualified", but Labour did not want those who did not want to improve.

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