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Teachers: Pay

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 27 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the average salary of teachers in Blackpool North and Fleetwood was in (a) 1997 and (b) the latest year for which figures are available. (143973)

The information requested is not available at constituency level.

The following table shows the average salary of full-time regular qualified teachers employed in Lancashire local authority maintained schools and in England and Wales in March 1997 and 2005, the latest information available.

Average salaries of full-time regular qualified teachers employed in local authority maintained schools in Lancashire local authority and England and Wales, March 1997 and 20051

Lancashire local authority (£)

England and Wales (£)

1997

22,690

22,900

20051

32,740

32,930

1 Provisional estimates. Source: Database of Teacher Records.