§ Mr. Ralph Howell
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will give the percentage increase in teachers employed by Norfolk county council between 1961 and(a) 1970, (b) 1980 and (c) 1990 in actual and full-time equivalent terms and the percentage increase over the same period in the number of children being educated by Norfolk county council, excluding nursery pupils and nursery teachers.
§ Mr. Fallon
Information for individual local authorities for 1961 and 1970 is not readily available on a basis comparable to later years because of local government reorganisation in 1974. The table gives the requested information for 1980 and 1990.
Maintained Primary1 and Secondary schools in Norfolk Teachers Actual number (thousands) Full-time equivalent (thousands) Pupils Fill-time equivalent (thousands) 1980 6.3 6.0 115.9 1990 6.4 5.8 99.4 Per cent. change +2.5 -2.6 -14.3