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Unemployed Teachers

Volume 20: debated on Tuesday 16 March 1982

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49.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the most recent estimate of the number of people qualified to teach who are unemployed.

The total number of people in England registered with the Department of Employment as unemployed and seeking work as teachers in Schools in December 1981 was 17,317. Some of these people may not be qualified to teach in maintained schools.