HC Deb 20 December 1995 vol 268 c1223W
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. [7012]

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.