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Teachers: Pay

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much was spent on salaries for (a) teachers, (b) teaching assistants and (c) support staff in (i) Hemel Hempstead and (ii) Hertfordshire in 1997; and how much he expects will be spent on such salaries in 2008. (242676)

The Department allocates education funding to local authorities so the requested information for Hemel Hempstead is not available. The available information for Hertfordshire local authority is contained within the following table:

Staffing expenditure by local authority maintained schools in Hertfordshire for 1996-97 and 2007-08



Teaching staff

Education support staff

Other support staff

Teaching staff

Education support staff

Other support staff









1. Teaching staff includes teaching staff, supply teaching staff and agency supply teachers.

2. Other school staff includes premises staff, admin staff, catering staff and other staff.

3. Figures are rounded to the nearest £1,000.

4. The 1996-97 data are taken from the RO1 form which was collected from CLG (formerly ODPM) and the 2007-08 data taken from Section 52 Outturn statements.

5. Cash terms figures as reported by local authorities as at 10 December 2008.