§ Mr. John Evans
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, using the same regional divisions as in the annex to her statement of 24th January 1977 regarding the teacher training system, if 667W she will give, on the basis of the latest figures available to her Department, the number of higher education places, other than for teacher training, available in each region in both the public and private sectors.
§ Mr. Oakes
The numbers of full-time and sandwich students undergoing higher education, other than in initial teacher training, in institutions in each region in the academic year 1975–76 were as follows:
Northern … 17,405 Yorks/Humberside … 37,037 North West … 40,534 West Midlands … 30,807 East Midlands … 21,032 East Anglia … 15,394 Greater London … 75,142 Other South East … 50,807 South West … 21,588 Wales … 19,860 England and Wales … 329,606