Staff Inspectors

Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st July 1949.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Skinnard Mr Frederick Skinnard , Harrow East 12:00 am, 21st July 1949

asked the Minister of Education what increase has been made this year in the number of staff inspectors; and how many of the new appointments are part-time.

Photo of Mr George Tomlinson Mr George Tomlinson , Farnworth

The number of staff inspectors has not increased this year. Taking all grades of the inspectorate together there has been an increase of 21, all full-time, since the beginning of the year. In addition, 50 inspectors are now employed on a daily basis for the inspection of independent schools.

Photo of Mr Frederick Skinnard Mr Frederick Skinnard , Harrow East

Does my right hon. Friend contemplate any addition to the number of staff inspectors to deal with the encouragement and development of specific subjects?