§ Mr. Deakins
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many teachers teaching classical languages and modern languages, respectively, are employed in maintained secondary schools.
§ Mr. van Straubenzee
The Department does not collect regular statistics in this form. A survey in 1965 indicated the following approximate numbers engaged, but not necessarily for all their time, on teaching these subjects:
Full-time teachers Part-time teachers Classics 2,900 250 Modern foreign languages 11,800 1,800