§ 37. Mr. William Price
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many students were at university in 1964 and what was the figure for 1970.
§ Mr. van Straubenzee
In the academic year 1964–65 there were 153,500 full-time students in universities in Great Britain and in the then colleges of advanced technology and Heriot Watt College. The provisional figure for 1970–71 is just under 228,000.