Mr. Jim Callaghan
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the total expenditure of further and higher education in the United Kingdom outside the university sector; and how many students the various institutions are serving.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
In 1979–80, the latest date for which data are available, expenditure on further and higher education in the United Kingdom outside the university sector was £1,724 million. The numbers of students at the various institutions in the autumn of 1979 was as follows: 313W
Number Full-time—including sandwich—students 560,000 Part-time day students 836,000 Evening only students 2,547,000 of whom, at adult education centres 1,849,000