§ Mr. Viggers
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many young people between the ages of 16 and 25 years fall into each of the following categories and what level of grant or public support is given to each category: (a) students in full-time education and in receipt of grant and (b) students in full-time education but not in receipt of a grant.
§ Sir Keith Joseph
In 1982–83 there were just over 1 million students between the ages of 16 and 24 (inclusive) in full-time or sandwich education in England. Information on the 25-year-old age group is not separately available. Information on students in receipt of maintenance awards is not available by age.