§ Mr. Callaghan
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what was the number of part-time teachers in each of the past three years. 
§ Mr. Robin Squire
The numbers of part-time qualified teachers serving in the maintained nursery, primary, secondary and special schools sector in England were as follows:
- January 1993: 54,900
- January 1994: 57,300
- January 1995: 59,400.
Teachers in sixth form colleges, pupil referral units, unattached special units and teachers providing education other than in schools are excluded throughout.