HC Deb 03 July 1989 vol 156 c3W
68. Mr. Colvin

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many applications he has received for bursaries for students from the Republic of South Africa and Botswana to attend courses at British further education establishments for the academic year 1989–90; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Chris Patten

The British Council, on our behalf, has received well over 2,200 applications for bursaries for the academic year 1989–90 for students from South Africa, and 100 applications for students from Botswana.