HC Deb 13 March 1973 vol 852 c308W
27. Miss Lestor

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will seek to ascertain and publish the number of Nursery Nurses Examination Board qualified women who are employed in primary schools; and what their rates of pay are.

Mrs. Thatcher

In January 1972 there were 5,749 in maintained primary schools. The salary scales are £726 to £999 for nursery assistants aged 20 and over, and £920 to £1,179 for those employed as unqualified teachers.