HC Deb 27 February 1997 vol 291 cc336-7W
Mr. Trimble

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what estimate he has made of the number of teachers in primary and secondary schools in Northern Ireland likely to be declared redundant in 1997–98 in(a) controlled schools and (b) maintained schools. [17664]

Mr. Ancram

The information sought is not available. Under the local management of schools arrangements, the number of teachers to be employed is a matter for schools' boards of governors.