HC Deb 25 October 1983 vol 47 cc65-6W
32. Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the change in the total number of overseas students enrolled in further and higher education between 1978–79 and the latest available figures.

Mr. Brooke

It is estimated that between 1978–79 and 1982–83 the number of overseas students in further and higher education in Great Britain fell by 30,000, a change of 35 per cent.