§ Mr. Prentice
I hope that more science teachers, both graduate and non-graduate, will respond to the national campaign which my right hon. Friend has just launched to persuade more married women teachers to return to service. They will be particularly welcome in the girls' secondary schools.
§ Dr. Summerskill
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what steps are being taken by the West Riding Education Authority to recruit married women teachers.
§ Mr. Crosland
Like many other local education authorities they rely upon making personal contact, through various channels, with those who live in their area or move into it. To facilitate the return to teaching of women with young children, they offer nursery places where these are available, and they try to arrange suitable posts for women who can only give part-time service. They have also supported my Department's national campaigns with their own local advertising.