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United Kingdom

26 January 2010

BBC News

A school teacher who fired an air pistol to scare a gang of youths who attacked him has been struck off. Allan Dickson's actions were deemed "highly irresponsible and reckless" by a panel at the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). The disciplinary sub-committee said there was no alternative to removing the 33-year-old's name from the teaching register. The decision means that he is banned from teaching. In a written decision, the panel said: "The public... (

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