HC Deb 10 April 2002 vol 383 cc201-2W
Mr. Damian Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many teachers left the profession in each year since 1997; and what proportion had taught for(a)less than three years, (b)between three

Number of former grant-maintained schools designated as sptcialist schools by year by specialism by LEA
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Barking and Dagenham, LB of
Barnet, LB of
Bath and North East Somerset 2
Bedfordshire 1 1
Bexley, LB of
Birmingham 1 3 2
Blackburn with Darwen 1
Bournemouth 2—
Bracknell Forest
Bradford 1 1
Brent, LB of 1
Brighton and Hove
Bristol, city of
Bromley, LB of 1 1
Buckinghamshire 1

and five years, (c)between five and 10 years, (d)between 10 and 15 years and (e)more than 15 years, broken down by local education authority. [47510]

Mr. Timms: The numbers of teachers leaving regular full or part-time service in the maintained schools sector in England were as follows. For each local education authority the numbers leaving (in bold type) and the proportions of these leavers with different lengths of service are given. The latest provisional data available are for 31 March 2000 and has been placed in the Libraries.