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Teachers: Retirement

Department for Education written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time teachers retired from publicly-funded schools in 2012-13.

Photo of David Laws David Laws The Minister of State, Cabinet Office, The Minister for Schools

The following table provides the number of full and part-time teachers who were awarded retirement benefits from the Teachers’ Pensions Scheme in 2012-13 and whose last recorded service was in a publicly funded school in England.

Full-time

9,250

Part-time

4,250

Unknown [1]

5,100

Total

18,600

Source: Teachers’ Pensioner Statistical System.

Figures are provisional and are rounded to the nearest 10.

[1] Type of last service is unknown as the teacher left service sometime before the pension award.

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