HC Deb 23 July 1985 vol 83 c514W
67. Mr. Meadowcroft

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many overseas students were in higher education in the United Kingdom in 1979–80 and in 1984–85.

Mr. Brooke

About 58,600 full-time and sandwich students domiciled abroad enrolled on higher education courses in Great Britain in 1979–80. The provisional estimate for 1984–85 is 47,600. Figures for the United Kingdom are not readily available.