§ 25. Mr. Morley
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what measures he is taking to provide himself with an accurate picture of teacher supply in nursery education.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
The Department collects data on vacant nursery posts. In January 1989 there were 194 vacancies. The latest primary school staffing survey shows that almost all nursery teachers had received nursery or infant specific training.