§ Mr. Damian Green
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many supply teachers were employed in each year since 1997, and what proportion of those had qualified teacher status, broken down by local education authority. 88WS
§ Mr. Miliband
The table, which has been placed in the Library, shows occasional teachers in each local education authority in the maintained sector in January of each year and the percentage of those teachers who had qualified teacher status (QTS) in 2003. Data on the percentage of occasional teachers with qualified teacher status is not available for years prior to 2003.