asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will give details of the changes which have taken place within (a) Stockport education authority, (b) Manchester education authority, and (c) local education authorities as a whole between 1978 and the last year for which figures are available in respect of (i) the total number of teaching staff employed and the wages bill in respect of such staff and (ii) the total number of non-teaching staff employed and the wages bill in respect of such staff.
§ Mr. Dunn
The Department does not collect information about the number of non-teaching staff798W employed by local education authorities. The other information that has been requested is given in the following table:
Stockport LEA Manchester LEA England Number of teachers as at January 1979 2,672 5,786 459,516 as at January 1984 2,627 4,768 430,109 Teachers' Salaries (1983–84 Real Terms) 1978–79 (£ million) 26.97 59.04 4,619.4 1983–84 (£ million) 28.40 52.22 4,751.5 Non-teaching Staff Salaries (1983–84 Real Terms) 1978–79 (£ million) 3.97 12.32 814.77 1983–84 (£ million) 4.00 11.93 840.12
1. The figures refer to Nursery, Primary, Secondary and Special Schools.
2. 1983–84 Real terms are the cash figures for 1978–79 adjusted by the Gross Domestic Product at Market Price Deflator with 1983–84=100.