HC Deb 19 February 1985 vol 73 c426W
71. Mr. Stan Thorne

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the current level of provision of adult education classes.

Mr. Brooke

In November 1983, course enrolments at local authority adult education and youth centres totalled 1,628,000; and there were 276,500 enrolments for courses provided by responsible bodies (university extra-mural departments and WEA districts) during the academic year 1982–83.