§ Mr. Hancock
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the number of (a) full-time and (b) part-time teachers in Hampshire; and what the figures were in 1979.
§ Mr. Chris Patten
There were 10,312 full-time and 1,734 part-time qualified teachers employed within primary, middle and secondary schools in Hampshire in January 1985. The equivalent figures for Januray 1979 were 12,273 full-time and 1,547 part-time qualified teachers respectively.