§ Mr. Roderick
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he is now in a position to announce the building programme for further education; and, if so, what funds are allocated to Wales.
§ Mr. Mulley
I hope to approve very shortly the programmes for individual local education authorities and will then write to the hon. Member about resources allocated for projects at colleges in Wales.
§ Dr. Hampson
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what has been the increase in the numbers taking GCE subjects in colleges of further education over the last five years.
§ Mr. Gerry Fowler
The number of candidates taking GCE subjects from colleges of further education in England and Wales rose from 177,933 in 1969 to 195,720 in 1974—an increase of 17,787.