Teachers: North West

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 30th March 2010.

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Photo of Tony Lloyd Tony Lloyd Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many teachers in full-time employment there were in (a) the North-West and (b) Manchester Central constituency in each year since 1997.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

holding answer 29 March 2010

The following table provides the full-time number of teachers employed in local authority maintained schools, city technology colleges and academies in the north west Government office region and Manchester Central constituency in each January, 1997 to 2009.

Full-time regular teachers (excluding occasionals) in local authority maintained nursery, primary, secondary, special schools and pupil referral units, city technology colleges and academies, January 1997 to 2009
Coverage: North West Government office region (GOR) and Manchester Central parliamentary constituency (PC)
January North West GOR( 1) Manchester Central PC( 2)
1997 55,950 (3)-
1998 55,770 650
1999 56,380 650
2000 56,350 610
2001 56,460 600
2002 57,170 600
2003 57,220 570
2004 57,110 570
2005 56,950 540
2006 56,850 550
2007 55,500 550
2008 54,860 570
2009 55,080 580
(1 )Source: Local authority maintained schools (618g), city technology and academy teachers (school census).

(2 )Source: school census.

(3 )Not available.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

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