§ Mr. Whitehead
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish the most recently available statistics of the numbers of full-time students housed in (a) college halls of residence, (b) parental homes and (c) privately-rented accommodation in (i) universities, (ii) polytechnics and (iii) colleges of education and higher education.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
The number of full-time students in universities in Great Britain by type of residence are given below for 1980–81, the latest year available. No information is available in respect of public sector establishments of further education.
Number In colleges or halls of residence 138,769 In lodgings or flats 106,731 Living at home 42,548 Other 10,632 Total 298,680