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Classroom Assistants: Greater London

Volume 460: debated on Wednesday 9 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many teaching assistants are employed within (a) Greater London, (b) the London borough of Havering and (c) Romford, broken down by examining body. (134544)

Information for teaching assistants employed in maintained schools is not available by examining body.

In January 2006 the full-time equivalent number of teaching assistants employed in maintained nursery, primary, secondary and special schools and pupil referral units in the London Government office region was 22,820, of which 660 were in the London borough of Havering and 190 in Romford constituency. This is the latest information available at constituency, local authority and Government office level.

Provisional teaching assistant numbers for 2007 at the national level were published on 26 April.