Mr. John David Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the total intake of young persons as trainee nurses in each of the years 1982, 1983 and 1984; and how many came from the Republic of Ireland in each of those three years.
§ Mr. Chris Patten
The information is as follows:
Year ending 31 March 1982 1983 1984 Number of Nurse Learners entering training 1,802 1,673 1,508 Number with addresses in the Republic of Ireland 146 53 50