HC Deb 08 November 1974 vol 880 cc269-70W
Mr. Sillars

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many teachers of mathe- matics are currently employed in Scottish schools; and how this compares with the position 10 years ago.

Mr. William Ross

In December 1973, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 3,248 teachers qualified in mathematics teaching whole-time in education authority secondary schools, as compared with 2,570 in October 1963.