§ Mr. Lindsay
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland approximately how 1240W many teachers are now serving in the Forces; and what percentage that number is of the total male teachers?
The latest date for which complete figures are available is 31st March, 1942, when the position was as follows:
— Men. Women. Total. (i) Serving with H.M. Forces *2,202 28 2,230 (ii) Engaged in other forms of war service which are accepted for the purposes of the Education (Scotland) (War Service Superannuation) Act, 1939, and the Superannuation Scheme for Teachers (Scotland) 1926 211 41 252 Total 2,413 69 2,482 * This number represents just over 25 per cent. of the total male teachers at 31st March, 1942.