§ Sir Nicholas Bonsor
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is his latest estimate of the number of male school leavers in 1981; and, of these, how many will proceed (a) to full-time further education and (b) to universities.
§ Dr. Boyson
Just under 400,000 boys are projected to leave schools in England this year, of whom 70,000 are expected to enter some form of full-time education. On the pattern of recent years 30,000 are likely to enrol at universities and 40,000 at polytechnics and other further education establishments.