HC Deb 30 July 1982 vol 28 cc735-6W
Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will indicate the number of Malaysian students studying in the United Kingdom for each of the last five years.

Mr. Waldegrave

The number of Malaysian students studying at universities and public sector establishments of higher and further education in the United Kingdom over the five years to 1980–81 was as follows:

1976–77 11,958
1977–78 12,856
1978–79 13,308
1979–80 14,326
1980–81 11,937

Figures for 1981–82 are not yet available.