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Supply Teachers: Pay

Question for Department for Education

UIN 37396, tabled on 18 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much has been spent on supply teacher pay by state-funded schools in England in the last five years.

Answered on

23 May 2016

The Department does not hold information on spending specifically on the pay of supply teachers but does hold information on the total amount spent on supply teachers (including such costs as insurance and agency fees). The figures are given in the tables below:

Supply teacher spend by local authority maintained schools in England

Financial year

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

Total supply teacher spend

£906.1m

£766.3m

£743.3m

£811.6m

£820.8m

Supply teacher spend by academy schools in England

Academic year

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

Total supply teacher spend

Not collected

£98.8m

£211.2m

£354.1m

Not available yet

Data is published annually for:

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