HC Deb 14 February 1972 vol 831 c35W
Mr. Chichester-Clark

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many students whose residences are outside the United Kingdom are currently receiving grants from British public funds for attendance at universities in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Mr. van Straubenzee

The Overseas Development Association, the British Council and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office together have given 3,299 awards currently held by overseas students at universities in the United Kingdom. This comprises 2,784 held at universities in England, 195 in Wales, 309 in Scotland and 11 in Northern Ireland.