HC Deb 22 July 1954 vol 530 cc137-8W
Mr. Morley

asked the Minister of Education how many teachers retired on an age basis during 1953; and, of these, what percentage were in service till their 65th birthday.

Mr. Pickthorn

The number of teachers granted age awards under the Teachers (Superannuation) Acts in the year ended 31st March, 1954, was 4,550. 20 per cent. of this number were in service until age 65 or over.