HC Deb 06 February 1969 vol 777 cc143-4W
48. Dr. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the aggregate number of teaching staff at British universities at a comparable date in each of the last 10 years.

Mrs. Shirley Williams

in 1967–68 the number of full-time academic staff at universities in Great Britain whose salaries were paid either wholly or partly from university funds was 25,718. Figures for the nine previous years are given in Table 57 of Volume 6 ofStatistics of Education, 1966, which will be published tomorrow.