HC Deb 04 February 1976 vol 904 cc613-4W
Mr. Michael Latham

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the actual average gross annual cost, at outturn prices, for a polytechnic student in England, excluding loan charges and student maintenance, in 1973–74; and what was the provisional figure for 1974–75.

Mr. Gerry Fowler

The gross annual recurrent institutional costs for a polytechnic student in England in the financial years 1973–74 and 1974–75 were £1,200 and £1,600 respectively, at out-turn prices.