HC Deb 08 March 1982 vol 19 cc311-2W
Mr. Whitehead

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the projected total number of students in (a) polytechnics and (b) other institutions of higher education for 1982–83; and how this compares with 1981–82 and 1980–81, respectively.

Mr. Waldegrave

For the maintained sector of higher education in England the numbers of home full-time equivalent students in polytechnics and other maintained establishments are projected as follows:







Polytechnics 122 130 130
Other maintained establishments 69 75 75

The breakdown between sectors for 1981–82 and 1982–83 is tentative at this stage.