§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of EDUCATION (Mr. Ramsbotham)
The answer is in the affirmative.
§ 30. Mr. MANDER
(for Mr. MALLALIEU) asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education, if he can state, as on the latest convenient date, the ratio of teachers to pupils in public secondary schools?
§ Mr. RAMSBOTHAM
On 31st March, 1932, the total number of pupils in grant-aided secondary schools was 432,061, and 311 the number of full-time teachers 22,293, including 1,332 head teachers, giving a ratio of 20.6 pupils per teacher, excluding head teachers, and 19.4 including head teachers.