Educational Psychology:Written question - 59084

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Asked by Ian Austin
(Dudley North)
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Asked on: 09 January 2017
Department for Education
Educational Psychology
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many educational psychologists were employed in all local authorities in each year since 2010.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 17 January 2017

The head count of educational psychologists reported as employed by all local authorities in England in November each year since 2010 is provided in the table below. Because not all local authorities provide the information requested (only 68-74%) these figures will understate the actual number of educational psychologists in each year.

2010

1,900

2011

1,750

2012

1,700

2013

1,700

2014

1,750

2015

1,650

Source: School Workforce Census. Figures are rounded to the nearest 50.

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