HC Deb 02 December 1980 vol 995 c132W
Mr. Lyell

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will indicate (a) the number of full-time and sandwich students now attending university courses in Great Britain, (b) the number of such students who were new entrants in the academic year 1980–81 and (c) how these numbers compare with those in 1979–80, distinguishing between students from the United Kingdom and from overseas, and between under-graduates and postgraduates.

Mr. Mark Carlisle

In the following table provisional information available for October 1980 is compared with similar information that was available by October 1979:

forum for the exchange of views between the Government and the building society movement. My right hon. Friend and, I understand, the Building Societies Association, have no plans either to change that function or to extend the membership of the committee.