§ 30. Mr. Barr
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of Lanark-shire teachers, including teachers of special subjects, not yet appointed to permanent posts, indicating whether they are available for non-transferred or transferred schools and the number of years they have severally been unemployed?
§ Mr. Elliot
As the answer contains a number of figures I propose, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Mr. Elliot
The total number of teachers on the waiting list who have not been appointed to permanent posts is 367.
§ Following is the answer:
§ I am informed that the number of teachers on the waiting list of the Lanark-shire Education Authority who have not yet been appointed to permanent posts in Lanarkshire is 367. Of these, 147 are available for transferred schools and 58 982 for both types of school. Of the total, 66 are in the employment of other education authorities and a very considerable number of the remainder are engaged from time to time in temporary teaching work. The years in which the training of the teachers referred to was completed, and the corresponding numbers of teachers were: 1932, 3; 1933, 6; 1934, 64; 1935, 77; 1936, 107; 1937, 110.