HC Deb 31 January 1994 vol 236 cc527-8W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales (1) what changes have taken place in the past three years in the totals and proportion of(a) part-time and (b) full-time lecturers currently employed in further and higher education; and what are the financial consequences;

(2) what is his latest calculation on the proportion of (a) part-time and (b) full-time lecturers currently employed in further and higher education.

Sir Wyn Roberts

Except for the university of Wales, information on part-time lecturers in the further and higher education sectors is not available. Academic staff of all grades may undertake lecturing duties, and the tables which follow give the available information on numbers of all academic staff and those in the lecturer grades at the university of Wales and at other publicly funded institutions in both sectors in Wales. Staff of the Open university are excluded.

University of Wales1
Lecturers2 All academic staff
Full time 2,190 2,764
Part time 175 236
Full time 2,238 2,853
Part time 131 199
Full time 2,278 2,913
Part time 121 195

1 At December.

2 Includes readers, senior lecturers and lecturers.

Source: University Statistical Record.

Other further and higher educational establishments1 Full-time only
Lecturers2 All academic staff
1990–91 4,038 4,331
1991–92 4,198 4,334
1992–933 4,279 4,330
1 At March. Includes information for the polytechnic of Wales (1990–91, 1991–92) and the university of Glamorgan (1992–93). Information on part-time staff by grade not available.
2 Includes readers, principal lecturers, senior lecturers and lecturers.
3 Provisional.

Source: Department for Education.

Decisions about the deployment of staff are for individual institutions. The deployment of staff does not affect the allocation of money to institutions from the funding bodies.