HC Deb 09 November 1989 vol 159 c733W
Mr. Fatchett

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list, in the latest available figures, the number and percentage of vacancies for physical education teachers.

Mr. Alan Howarth

LEA returns to the Department's regular collection of vacancy data showed 162 vacancies for teachers of physical education in England in January 1989. This suggests a vacancy rate of 1.2 per cent.