§ Mr. Willis
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many overseas-trained teachers were teaching in English schools in 2001–02; and how many of these(a) have been and (b) are on the training scheme to allow them to receive qualified teacher status. 
§ Mr. Miliband
Information on numbers of teachers with overseas qualifications is not available. In the 2001–02 academic year to date, 720 people have been awarded places on the special variant of the Graduate Teacher Programme that is available to overseas trained teachers who wish to gain Qualified Teacher Status.369W
§ Mr. Woodward
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many foreign teachers were working in(a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) St. Helens Metropolitan borough council area, (ii) Merseyside, (iii) the north-west and (iv) England in (A) 1997, (B) 1998, (C) 1999, (D) 2000 and (E) 2001.