HC Deb 13 December 1965 vol 722 c213W
85. Sir E. Boyle

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what proportion of male and female entrants to colleges of education, in 1959–60 and at the latest convenient date, had one and two General Certificate of Education A level passes, respectively.

Mr. Crosland

The earliest figures are for the autumn of 1960 and are Men, 1 A level 23.5 per cent., 2 or more A levels 33.6 per cent.; Women, 1 A level 23.3 per cent., 2 or more A levels 32.4 per cent. The corresponding figures for 1964 are 23.8 per cent., 38.0 per cent., 23.4 per cent. and 35.8 per cent.