HC Deb 06 July 1973 vol 859 cc215-6W
Mr. Fry

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will list the number of teachers, males and females separately, leaving training colleges, who do not enter teaching within three years, for the last five full years for which figures are available.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

This information is not available. About 90 per cent. out of the number who successfully completed initial training courses in the previous year—other than in certain specialist colleges—take up their first posts in maintained primary and secondary schools. A proportion of the remainder obtain posts in other educational institutions, here or elsewhere.

the awards for gallantry or otherwise made to all ranks of the Ulster Defence Regiment.

Mr. Blaker

A total of 11 awards for gallantry or meritorious service has been made to members of the Ulster Defence Regiment. In addition, five awards have been made to members of the Regular Army in respect of service while attached to the regiment. The awards have been as follows: