HC Deb 23 June 1972 vol 839 cc189-91W
Mr. Hamling

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the total number of first appointments

Britain. I give these below together with figures for 31st December, 1969.

made by local education authorities in England and Wales in the autumn term in 1971; and what is the anticipated number for such appointments in 1972.

Mr. van Straubenzee

In maintained schools—excluding nursery and special schools—about 34,100 and 36,000 respectively.