HC Deb 12 December 1985 vol 88 cc703-4W
Mr. Pendry

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish a table giving pupil-teacher ratios in Tameside for (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools.

Mr. Dunn

In January 1985, the latest date for which information is available, the pupil-teacher ratio within maintained primary schools in Tameside was 23.3; the corresponding ratio within maintained secondary schools was 15.7.