§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the number of teachers employed by Tayside region in the latest available year and in 1979; and if he will provide a breakdown by subject in the secondary sector.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The following table shows the number of teachers in Tayside by sector at September 1979 and September 1983.
The latest available figures for the breakdown by subject for secondary school teachers are for 1982 and were contained in my reply to a question by the hon. Member on 15 November 1983, at column 410.
Teachers in Tayside by sector 1979 and 1983 in full-time equivalent terms 1979 *1983 Nursery 49 44 Primary 1,955 1,602 Secondary 2,113 2,081 Special 107 106 * Provisional