HC Deb 04 February 1971 vol 810 cc416-7W
44. Mr. John E. B. Hill

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many extra places and facilities will be provided by the latest building programme for the polytechnics.

Mrs. Thatcher

The teaching accommodation element in projects for polytechnics included in the 1971–72 further education design list is equivalent to some 5,000 additional places; projects are also included to improve library and communal facilities and to provide 500 places for students' residence.