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Teachers (Employment)

Volume 961: debated on Tuesday 30 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many qualified teachers seeking employment were unemployed at the latest available date.

The number of people in England and Wales who were registered with the Department of Employment as unemployed and who were seeking employment as school teachers in December 1978 was 9,786. In addition 2,456 so registered were seeking posts in higher and further education.