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To ask the Scottish Government how many additional support for learning (a) teachers and (b) classroom assistants there have been in each year since 2007, broken down by local authority.


Answered by John Swinney (09/01/2018):

(a) Additional Support Needs (ASN) Teachers - Full Time Equivalents

 

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Aberdeen City

218

213

220

196

187

196

176

146

136

136

Aberdeenshire

214

227

289

304

300

289

275

252

274

273

Angus

90

101

98

97

103

95

85

81

82

82

Argyll & Bute

28

31

47

46

45

44

47

47

48

49

Clackmannanshire

16

32

37

33

35

34

27

34

34

35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dumfries & Galloway

80

108

126

135

128

136

128

121

107

104

Dundee City

173

170

163

170

160

166

152

155

147

134

East Ayrshire

69

74

125

123

120

122

122

119

122

128

East Dunbartonshire

67

74

78

71

72

76

81

75

75

87

East Lothian

38

43

60

56

58

55

49

50

45

43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

East Renfrewshire

52

58

59

56

62

62

61

60

59

64

Edinburgh, City of

206

229

239

243

238

224

226

208

188

184

Na h-Eileanan Siar

18

19

25

23

23

22

22

15

15

23

Falkirk

120

133

166

147

153

144

143

130

122

119

Fife

227

227

251

240

217

218

221

179

203

208

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glasgow City

488

507

418

416

415

428

393

368

331

289

Highland

232

212

219

195

178

171

161

144

177

175

Inverclyde

60

64

69

63

60

64

64

59

60

65

Midlothian

60

50

52

49

48

51

69

70

63

68

Moray

80

81

102

103

103

106

97

93

92

83

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Ayrshire

113

127

126

124

131

128

134

133

134

127

North Lanarkshire

213

236

229

226

225

220

212

207

194

234

Orkney Islands

21

20

20

21

26

26

33

30

29

28

Perth & Kinross

39

76

73

76

64

72

87

95

94

92

Renfrewshire

101

101

86

76

85

86

90

83

77

79

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scottish Borders

84

75

80

67

91

88

83

88

85

79

Shetland Islands

40

39

50

49

44

39

41

37

41

39

South Ayrshire

79

79

81

110

106

112

110

105

102

95

South Lanarkshire

126

143

160

163

169

162

184

174

166

159

Stirling

34

34

41

50

45

42

43

46

49

44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West Dunbartonshire

47

43

58

57

62

61

60

68

62

56

West Lothian

101

109

105

111

98

112

109

104

105

102

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All local authorities

3,527

3,727

3,942

3,887

3,836

3,840

3,767

3,563

3,506

3,459

(b) Classroom Assistants, Additional Support Needs Auxiliaries and Care Assistants - Full Time Equivalents

 

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Aberdeen City

507

550

485

497

401

410

428

439

429

502

Aberdeenshire

717

746

718

742

702

703

687

665

673

668

Angus

221

227

228

236

219

232

236

232

240

242

Argyll & Bute

194

176

229

234

254

317

236

287

267

265

Clackmannanshire

187

151

129

139

137

127

147

114

137

135

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dumfries & Galloway

317

330

288

273

281

293

305

311

306

281

Dundee City

195

221

232

228

295

219

423

175

237

270

East Ayrshire

294

227

248

243

246

237

245

260

264

267

East Dunbartonshire

434

357

343

326

295

310

303

288

281

281

East Lothian

125

117

127

141

168

182

182

179

194

206

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

East Renfrewshire

227

198

207

200

201

259

215

189

206

200

Edinburgh, City of

695

592

591

634

636

611

674

743

656

744

Na h-Eileanan Siar

105

106

107

87

94

88

94

87

80

79

Falkirk

449

494

475

456

443

449

433

431

407

362

Fife

721

744

672

765

791

764

783

787

709

721

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glasgow City

1,330

1,390

1,273

1,136

1,119

1,685

1,197

1,320

1,409

1,385

Highland

514

529

603

716

640

638

669

649

672

655

Inverclyde

270

250

231

223

229

230

220

226

225

233

Midlothian

200

166

181

186

197

205

183

194

224

244

Moray

337

322

305

274

292

423

531

543

258

248

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Ayrshire

326

350

343

323

292

302

300

313

343

353

North Lanarkshire

943

907

913

865

874

841

857

905

876

968

Orkney Islands

43

37

39

61

60

64

75

77

77

77

Perth & Kinross

254

243

326

279

297

299

338

326

310

336

Renfrewshire

417

392

357

335

293

279

307

295

270

310

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scottish Borders

193

195

216

206

222

212

205

182

192

169

Shetland Islands

103

104

101

110

114

117

102

97

98

104

South Ayrshire

256

255

224

242

240

233

267

262

256

252

South Lanarkshire

443

474

459

468

537

505

529

552

567

582

Stirling

144

196

196

198

330

315

188

199

180

168

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West Dunbartonshire

278

275

266

255

261

276

241

246

269

269

West Lothian

327

413

409

368

326

335

370

377

420

450

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All local authorities

11,766

11,734

11,545

11,451

11,495

12,160

11,972

11,951

11,736

12,030


Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 09/01/2018
 
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