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Classroom Assistants

Education and Skills written question – answered on 27th October 2005.

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Photo of Paddy Tipping Paddy Tipping Labour, Sherwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many classroom assistants were employed in (a) Nottinghamshire and (b) England in (i) January 1997 and (ii) January 2005.

Photo of Jacqui Smith Jacqui Smith Minister of State (Schools and 14-19 Learners), Department for Education and Skills

In January 1997 there were 1,300 teaching assistants employed in the Nottinghamshire area. This number had increased to 3,100 by January 2005. The equivalent figures for England were 60,600 in 1997 and 148,500 in 2005.

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