§ Mr. Ian Lloyd
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what information he has on the maximum, minimum and average savings that have been achieved in recent years by those education authorities that have already reduced the number of school places offered in new areas by more than 5, 10 and 20 per cent. respectively.
England Universities Local Authority Education Staff Total numbers, full-time and part-time Lecturers and research staff Non-teaching staff (academically related)† Lecturers and teaching staffs Non-teaching staff Full-time Part-time Full-time Part-time 1960* 10,544 NA NA NA 348,468 161,612 1970 25,943 NA NA NA 523,652 521,756 1980 33,877 1,219 7,520 269 647,966 646,419 1981 NA NA NA NA 626,774 623,726 * Figures for 1960 are not strictly comparable with those for later years. In the case of the universities they are in respect only of 18 institutions, as compared with 36 for the other years. In the case of non-teaching staff certain categories of staff are excluded from the count. † Excludes all technicians, clerical staff and manual staff.