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Education Psychologists

Education and Skills written question – answered on 4th May 2004.

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Photo of Annette Brooke Annette Brooke Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many education psychologists were working (a) in each local education authority and (b) in total in each year since 1997.

Photo of David Miliband David Miliband Minister of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Skills

The following table shows the number of education psychologists employed in each local education authority in England in each year from 1997 to 2003, the latest information available.

Educational psychologists -- Full-time equivalent
In Service (January of each year)
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
LEA
City of London
Camden 8 8 8 11 12 11 13
Greenwich 16 17 16 13 15 16 21
Hackney 11 10 11 12 13 12 11
Hammersmith and Fulham 7 8 9 8 6 8 10
Islington 10 13 12 14 12 10 9
Kensington and Chelsea 9 10 8 8 6 7 7
Lambeth 13 8 11 13 15 15 14
Lewisham 14 14 13 13 14 14 12
Southwark 14 11 12 12 12 13 12
Tower Hamlets 14 30 16 15 14 13 13
Wandsworth 11 12 11 11 11 12 12
City of Westminster 10 7 7 7 9 9 9
Barking and Dagenham 13 11 12 14 12 13 13
Barnet 16 16 16 14 16 12 16
Bexley 11 10 11 11 10 9 9
Brent 12 10 9 10 11 12 11
Bromley 12 12 12 11 12 10 10
Croydon 10 15 14 13 12 14 12
Ealing 13 14 24 15 14 16 12
Enfield 15 13 18 21 19 21 17
Haringey 15 13 15 14 12 10 10
Harrow 11 5 9 10 11 10 9
Havering 8 10 10 10 10 10 11
Hillingdon 12 14 15 14 16 14 16
Hounslow 10 11 10 11 11 10 8
Kingston upon Thames 5 7 6 7 5 8 8
Merton 7 7 7 7 10 10 7
Newham 12 13 16 19 18 16 13
Redbridge 8 8 10 10 7 10 10
Richmond upon Thames 7 8 8 7 6 6
Sutton 6 5 7 9 11 9 8
Waltham Forest 13 13 13 13 8 12 18
Birmingham 39 40 46 23 46 46 53
Coventry 13 13 14 15 16 16 16
Dudley 11 11 12 8 12 11 10
Sandwell 14 15 14 16 15 16 13
Solihull 9 10 10 11 10 9 11
Walsall 11 13 12 12 11 9 8
Wolverhampton 12 13 10 13 15 18 17
Knowsley 9 8 9 9 9 6
Liverpool 16 16 15 15 14 21 17
St. Helens 6 8 7 6 8 8 9
Sefton 10 11 11 10 14 14 16
Wirral 14 13 14 13 12 11 11
Bolton 8 8 8 9 9 10 10
Bury 8 7 6 8 9 5 6
Manchester 18 21 22 18 21 20 21
Oldham 7 8 8 9 9 9 6
Rochdale 8 9 9 8 9 8 7
Salford 10 8 8 11 9 8 6
Stockport 12 11 11 11 10 12 13
Tameside 8 10 10 10 10 10 9
Trafford 5 5 5 4 7 5 6
Wigan 12 12 12 12 10 11 13
Barnsley 4 7 7 7 8 6 6
Doncaster 11 12 11 11 10 11 12
Rotherham 12 11 8 7 9 10 12
Sheffield 19 21 22 23 26 22 21
Bradford 19 19 21 22 22 20 18
Calderdale 8 7 7 8 9 5 8
Kirklees 22 23 20 23 25 22 23
Leeds 15 17 19 22 20 22 24
Wakefield 10 10 11 9 9 11 13
Gateshead 9 10 10 10 7 11 11
Newcastle upon Tyne 14 10 15 11 9 10 10
North Tyneside 7 8 6 8 9 9 9
South Tyneside 6 8 5 7 7 7 5
Sunderland 12 12 14 16 11 19 15
Isles of Scilly 1
Bath and North East Somerset 5 5 5 9 7 10 9
City of Bristol 17 14 16 19 20 24 14
North Somerset 8 8 9 12 11 10 9
South Gloucestershire 7 7 9 10 11 11 10
Hartlepool 3 4 4 3 2 4 3
Middlesbrough 5 7 7 7 6 6 6
Redcar and Cleveland 5 5 6 6 6 6 7
Stockton on Tees 9 5 7 6 8 9 10
City of Kingston Upon Hull 8 8 10 10 11 12 12
East Riding of Yorkshire 8 8 8 7 9 9 7
North East Lincolnshire 4 5 5 6 6 5 6
North Lincolnshire 5 5 5 5 5 4 4
North Yorkshire 13 14 16 15 15 17 16
York 7 7 7 8 8 9 7
Bedfordshire 16 6 10 10 12 12 12
Luton 5 5 6 7 6 6
Total former Bedfordshire area 16 11 16 16 19 18 18
Buckinghamshire 25 18 20 20 19 24 24
Milton Keynes 10 7 10 12 10 11
Total former Buckinghamshire area 25 28 27 30 30 34 35
Derbyshire 32 22 21 23 21 28 30
Derby 9 9 11 11 12 11
Total former Derbyshire area 32 31 29 34 32 40 42
Dorset 25 14 13 13 13 15 16
Poole 6 6 5 5 6 6
Bournemouth 4 5 6 6 6 8
Total former Dorset area 25 24 24 23 24 27 30
Durham 23 16 21 21 23 23 25
Darlington 4 3 4 4 4 4
Total former Durham area 23 20 24 25 27 27 29
East Sussex 18 12 14 13 17 18 20
Brighton and Hove 7 7 8 8 12 13
Total former East Sussex area 18 19 21 20 25 30 33
Hampshire 61 49 48 50 43 45 46
Portsmouth 11 9 14 11 10 11
Southampton 10 12 13 13 12 12
Total former Hampshire area 61 70 69 77 67 66 69
Leicestershire 26 21 23 25 21 28 26
Leicester 13 13 13 21 23 20
Rutland 1
Total former Leicestershire area 26 34 36 38 42 51 46
Staffordshire 28 21 20 22 19 23 24
Stoke on Trent 6 8 6 6 8 12
Total former Staffordshire area 28 27 28 29 25 31 36
Wiltshire 13 14 21 16 14 17 14
Swindon 6 5 7 7 6 7
Total former Wiltshire area 13 20 26 22 21 23 21
Former Berkshire 21 20
Bracknell Forest 3 3 3 2 4
Windsor and Maidenhead 7 6 5 5 7
West Berkshire 5 6 8 9 9
Reading 4 5 5 6 8
Slough 5 8 10 6 8
Wokingham 5 5 5 6 8
Total former Berkshire area 21 20 29 33 36 34 44
Former Cambridgeshire 20 20
Cambridgeshire 19 18 17 17 17
Peterborough 7 7 7 8 8
Total former Cambridgeshire area 20 20 26 25 23 24 25
Former Cheshire 30 28
Cheshire 19 24 18 21 18
Halton 4 5 5 5 5
Warrington 6 10 6 8 6
Total former Cheshire area 30 28 29 39 29 35 28
Former Devon 35 33
Devon 21 19 22 27 26
Plymouth 10 9 10 12 12
Torbay 4 4 4 4 5
Total former Devon area 35 33 34 32 35 43 42
Former Essex 63 61 54 60 64 69 68
Essex 46 48 52 58 57
Southend on Sea 4 5 6 5 6
Thurrock 5 8 6 6 5
Total former Essex area 63 61 54 60 64 69 68
Former Hereford and Worcestershire 22 20
Herefordshire 5 6 6 6 8
Worcestershire 20 19 23 24 25
Total former Hereford and Worcester area 22 20 25 24 28 30 33
Former Kent 56 50
Kent 38 44 42 44 46
Medway 10 10 10 8 10
Total former Kent area 56 50 47 54 52 52 56
Former Lancashire 55 52
Lancashire 41 43 42 38 40
Blackburn with Darwen —; 8 9 8 6 7
Blackpool 5 6 7 6 4
Total former Lancashire area 55 52 54 58 57 50 51
Former Nottinghamshire 33 31
Nottinghamshire 23 25 26 21 23
Nottingham 9 9 15 15 16
Total former Nottinghamshire area 33 31 32 35 41 36 39
Former Shropshire 13 13
Shropshire
Telford and Wrekin 14 15 17 14 12
Total former Shropshire area 13 13 14 15 17 14 12
Cornwall 13 13 13 13 13 13 17
Cumbria 17 17 17 20 24 18 17
Gloucestershire 9 9 18 18 19 22 23
Hertfordshire 35 35 36 35 32 34 31
Isle of Wight 4 4 4 4 4 4 5
Lincolnshire 19 15 17 17 19 24 21
Norfolk 24 22 24 21 21 20 18
Northamptonshire 23 29 28 28 26 29 25
Northumberland 9 9 9 15 9 17 11
Oxfordshire 18 20 19 21 22 26 29
Somerset 16 17 21 24 24 21 22
Suffolk 16 20 20 19 19 20 20
Surrey 34 31 31 34 37 39 38
Warwickshire 15 15 18 20 16 16 16
West Sussex 22 23 22 24 26 26 28
Total England 1,768 1,788 1,867 1,929 1,956 2,020 2,026

Source:

Annual survey of teachers in service and teacher vacancies (618g)

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