§ Mr. Skinner
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many women overseas students enrolled in the United Kingdom institutions of higher education in 1979, 1980 and 1981.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
The number of women overseas students following courses of higher education in to universities and the public sector in the United Kingdom in the academic years 1979–80 and 1980–81 are estimated at 13,200 and 12,600, respectively. Similar information for women for 1981–82 is not yet available.