§ Mr. Willis
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, pursuant to his answer of 7 February 2001,Official Report, column 580W, how many of the fast track applicants were for (a) primary positions and (b) secondary positions; and if he will provide a breakdown of the secondary positions by subject. 369W
§ Ms Estelle Morris
The total number of fast track applications now stands at 1,574. This includes 13 applications received since my answer of 7 February, which had been delayed in the post. The information requested is set out in the table.
Subject Number Primary 390 Art 38 Design and Technology 24 English 198 Geography 55 History 116 IT 49 Maths 137 Modern Foreign Languages 125 Music 24 Physical Education 16 Religious Education 32 Science 301 Not Stated1 69 Total 1,574 1 Applicant did not indicate on fast track application whether Secondary or Primary