§ Sir Brandon Rhys Williams
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish figures showing for 1982–83, 1983–84 and an estimate for 1984–85 of the numbers of (a) full-time and (b) part-time students in England.
§ Mr. Brooke
The numbers of students, from home and abroad, in universities and colleges of further and higher education in England were as follows:
1982 1983 Full-time and sandwich 804,000 802,000 Part-time (including evening only) 1,256,000 1,348,000
Note: November-December of each year. Figures exclude the Open University and the University of Buckingham.
Statistics for 1984 are not yet available.