HC Deb 20 June 1996 vol 279 cc548-9W
Mr. Sheerman

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many university personnel are on(a) full-time contracts and (b) part-time contracts. [33560]

Mr. Forth

According to figures to be published shortly by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, the number of academic staff employed on a full-time basis in UK higher education institutions in 1994–95 was 102,700. The number of part-time staff was 12,000.