Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Pupil:Teacher Ratio

    Mr. Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the pupil:teacher ratio was in maintained secondary schools in each education authority in each year since 1979. [28848]

    Mr. Timms: The table provides information for 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994 and each year from 1996 to 2001.