HC Deb 19 November 1970 vol 806 c456W
Mr. Leadbitter

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many students were in teacher training establishments in the year 1963–64; and what is the figure for 1969–70.

Mr. van Straubenzee

57,400 students were undergoing courses of initial teacher training in England and Wales in October, 1963, and 114,000 in October, 1969.