§ Mr. Rhys Davies
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the number of coal-pit shafts operating in this country at any given date in each of the years 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940 and 1944, respectively.
Major Lloyd George
Following is the number of mines:
more than 20 years' service apply also to supplementary teachers of the same length of service;
(2) Whether he has any statement to make with regard to the financial position of supplementary teachers.991W
§ Mr. Butler
The employment of a limited number of supplementary teachers in rural schools is allowed under certain conditions, but they are not formally recognised as teachers under the Code and do not possess qualifications which would justify their being graded as qualified teachers. The only statement I have to make in answer to the second Question is that one of the purposes of the Bill now before the House is to extend to supplementary teachers the benefits of the Teachers (Superannuation) Acts.