HC Deb 01 July 1997 vol 297 cc98-9W
Dr. Kumar

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will make a statement on the availability of full-time posts for unemployed teachers in(a) the Northern region and (b) the Teesside area. [5964]

Ms Estelle Morris

The following table shows the number of full-time vacancies as at January 1997 in each Local Education Authority in the North East region. Teesside TEC area is covered by Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton on Tees.

Total vacancies1
North-cast Region2 73
Gateshead 10
Newcastle upon Tyne 6
North Tyneside 0
South Tyneside 0
Sunderland 17
Hartlepool 7
Middlesbrough 4
Redcur and Cleveland 8
Stockton on Tees 14
Durham 7
Northumberland 0
618g survey.
1 The total shown covers full-time vacancies in maintained nursery, primary, secondary and special schools.
2 Government Office region.