HC Deb 13 February 1973 vol 850 cc288-9W
31. Sir Gilbert Longden

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what advice she has received from the University Grants Committee on the general development of the universities in the 1972 to 1977 quinquennium, and in particular on the provision of suitable residential accommodation for the student population.

Mrs. Thatcher

Decisions on the 1972–77 quinquennium are set out in Section 15 of the recent White Paper. It is planned to provide residential places for two-thirds of the additional students expected in the universities.