§ Mr. N. Macpherson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many men and women teachers, respectively, were in service at the latest convenient date; and the total and average salaries of men and women teachers, respectively.
§ Mr. J. Stuart
The numbers of men and women teachers in service in public and grant-aided primary and secondary schools in Scotland at 1st October, 1953, were 11,549 and 23,374 respectively. The total estimated annual salary bill for these teachers amounts, at present salary rates, to £21,545,000 (£8,892,700 for men and £12,652,300 for women). The average salary of a man was £770 and of a woman £541.