§ Mr. Ashton
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the latest relative comparative figures for Derbyshire County Council, Staffordshire County Council, Durham County Council and Nottinghamshire County Council, and also the national average figures for 111W all county councils, with regard to the pupil/teacher ratio in primary schools and the pupil/teacher ratio in secondary schools, respectively.
§ Miss Bacon
The information for maintained schools is as follows:—
January, 1969 Average number of pupils per teacher Primary schools Secondary schools Derbyshire 26.7 17.7 Staffordshire 27.6 17.7 Durham 26.6 19.8 Nottinghamshire 28.8 18.9 All counties in England and Wales 27.2 18.2