§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will estimate the number of former teachers and headteachers working for firms of consultants providing services for her Department, local education authorities and schools. 
§ Mr. Ivan Lewis
[holding answer 25 March 2002]: The Department for Education and Skills does not collect this information. The former occupation of consultants is a matter for individual consultancy companies as employers.