§ Sir Raymond Gower
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how the present pupil-teacher ratios for primary and secondary schools in Wales compare with the ratios in 1979.
§ Mr. Michael Roberts
The following table gives pupil-teacher ratios in January 1982, the latest date for which information is available, together with those for 1979.
Pupil-teacher ratios within maintained schools 1979 1982 Primary Schools 22.0 21.9 Secondary Schools 16.8 16.7