§ Mr. Murphy
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many applications for the award of qualified teacher status had been received by the Department of Education and Science under form P6 (5) at 30 September from European Community nationals; how many applications have been approved; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
At 30 September, 88 applications for the award of qualified teacher status from European Community nationals had been received. All were approved.