HC Deb 19 January 1967 vol 739 cc101-2W
50. Dame Joan Vickers

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, in view of the fact that the need for preschool groups in Great Britain, which are beneficial both to parents and children, has been proved by voluntary

1962–63 1963–64 1964–65
Graduates to U.S.A. for
(a) Research or further academic study
First degrees N.A. 237 230
Higher degrees 160 52 47
(b) Permanent employment
First degrees N.A. 61 50
Higher degrees 155 255 220
(c) Total of (a) and (b)
First degrees N.A. 298 280
Higher degrees 315 307 267
(1) The table relates to graduates of universities in Great Britain.
(2) It excludes graduates in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science; overseas students returning to their own country; graduates entering short-term employment overseas; and graduates of the former colleges of advanced technology and equivalent Scottish institutions.
(3) It includes some overseas students whose first appointments overseas lie outside their country of origin.
(4) Graduates who accepted post-doctoral fellowships are included under research or further academic study in 1962–63 and under permanent employment in later years.
(5) Information was not collected for the years prior to 1962–63; and is not yet available for 1965–66.

Comprehensive information is not available on numbers of graduates who emigrate after entering employment.

No estimate of the contributions of graduates to the economy is available. This is one of the matters that is being

workers, if he will consider promoting a scheme on the successful method supported by the New Zealand Government, details of which have been sent to him.

Mr. Denis Howell

My right hon. Friend will be studying the whole question of pre-school education in the light of the recommendations of the Plowden Council.