HC Deb 26 June 1969 vol 785 cc296-7W
35. Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the national average teacher-pupil ratio in primary and secondary schools; and what is the ratio in Manchester, Salford and the North-West.

Miss Bacon

In January, 1968, the average numbers of pupils per teacher (including qualified and unqualified teachers, and the full-time equivalent of part-time teachers) were: England and Wales, 23.1; Manchester, 23.8; Salford, 23.9; and the North-West region, 24.1.