HC Deb 07 February 1983 vol 36 c268W
Sir Raymond Gower

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how the present pupil-teacher ratios for primary and secondary schools in Wales compare with the ratios in 1979.

Mr. Michael Roberts

The following table gives pupil-teacher ratios in January 1982, the latest date for which information is available, together with those for 1979.

Pupil-teacher ratios within maintained schools
1979 1982
Primary Schools 22.0 21.9
Secondary Schools 16.8 16.7