HC Deb 29 January 1974 vol 868 c56W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many pupils in secondary schools in England and Wales are currently involved in at least one link course between secondary schools and colleges of further education and technical colleges.

Mr Raison

Precise figures are not available but surveys carried out during the academic year 1972–73 indicated that about 100,000 pupils were taking part in linked courses.