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Lea Staff

Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 4 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many (a) teaching staff and (b) non-teaching staff were employed by local education authorities in each of the years 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985 and the latest date for which figures are available; and what was the number of pupils on roll in each year listed.

Figures are given in the table. Information prior to 1970 is not readily available.

Full-time equivalents of teacher staff and pupils on roll in nursery,

primary and secondary schools maintained by local education

authorities in England in January 1970–1989
Teacher numbersPupil numbers1Non-teaching staff
n/a Not available.

1 Figures in this column relate to all non-teaching education staff employed by local authorities in England, not to nursery, primary and secondary schools alone All figures relate to March of each year.