HC Deb 19 January 1967 vol 739 c102W
51. Sir Ronald Russell

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many graduates of United Kingdom universities have emigrated to the United States in each of the last five years; and if he will estimate the cost of this in terms of the loss of their contributions to the economy.

Mr. Goronwy Roberts

The following is the information. It relates to those who graduated in 1963 and subsequently. Figures in respect of graduates in earlier years are not available.

University appointments officers have provided the following details of graduates of universities in Great Britain whose first appointment after graduation was in the United States either in research or further academic study or in permanent employment.

examined by the Working Group on the Migration of Scientists and Technologists under the chairmanship of Dr. F. E. Jones, which has been set up by the Committee on Manpower Resources for Science and Technology.