HC Deb 05 June 1990 vol 173 c545W
Mr. Andrew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will give the numbers and average remuneration of administrative and clerical staff employed in the polytechnic sector for each of the past five years.

Mr. Jackson

This information is not collected centrally. Publications by the Polytechnic Finance Officers Group (PFOG) for the years 1985–86 to 1987–88 give the following number of staff defined by PFOG as administrative, professional and clerical staff in the polytechnics, excluding Wales.

Actual FTE staff
As at 1 November 1985 3,008
As at 1 November 1986 3,315
As at 1 November 1987 3,288
The figures for 1985 and 1987 are for 28 polytechnics only.