§ Mr. ARMITAGE
asked the President of the Board of Education if he will state what percentage of the teachers employed in public elementary schools during the year ending 31st July, 1908, were supplementary teachers, pupil teachers, and ex-pupil teachers respectively?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
replied: Supplementary teachers, 10.5 per cent.; pupil teachers, 12.2 per cent.; ex-pupil teachers, 1.1 per cent. By ex-pupil teachers I have assumed my hon. Friend refers to provisional assistant teachers.