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Teaching/Non-Teaching Staff Ratios And Costs

Volume 981: debated on Thursday 27 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, what has been the ratio of teaching to non-teaching staff employed by the local authorities; and what has been the ratio of teaching to non-teaching costs, in each year since 1965 to the latest year for which figures are available.

[pursuant to his reply, 19 February 1980, c. 100–1], gave the following revised table:

RATIOS OF GROSS TEACHING TO OTHER COSTS
Financial yearRatio of teacher salary costs to non-teaching staff salary costsRatio of teacher salary costs to overall non-teaching costs
1965–661:0·281:1·07
1966–671:0·291:1·10
1967–681:0·311:1·16
1968–691:0·321:1·20
1969–701:0·311:1·18
1970–711:0·331:1·18
1971–721:0·341:1·16
1972–731:0·341:1·12
1973–7411:0·371:1·15
1974–751:0·331:0·93
1975–761:0·341:0·95
1976–771:0·351:0·98
1977–781:0·351:1·03
1978–791:0·361:1·08