HC Deb 22 July 1982 vol 28 c261W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what proportion of pupils in maintained schools taking A-level examinations take at least one in a foreign language.

Dr. Boyson

The proportion of all English maintained school leavers in 1980–81 who had attempted A-level examinations who had taken at least one in a foreign langauage was 16.1 per cent.

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