HC Deb 26 May 1976 vol 912 cc231-2W
15. Mr. Roy Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has had any recent discussions with the British Transport Docks Board concerning the future of the South Wales ports.

Mr. Marks

My hon. Friend the Minister for Transport visited all the Docks Board's South Wales ports on 27th April and was able to meet many of the managers and representatives of the work force. I understand he was much impressed by the vigour and determination with

indicating the ratio of such officers to pupils in each authority.

Miss Margaret Jackson

The number of educational advisers is not collected by my Department but the relevant authorities have provided the required information.

In January 1975 the numbers of educational advisers and educational psychologists employed in each Metropolitan District of Greater Manchester expressed as full-time equivalents, together with their ratio to all pupils—full-time equivalent—attending schools maintained by the individual authorities were as follows:

which all concerned are endeavouring to maintain and develop the traffic of the South Wales ports after the difficult trading conditions of the last two years.