HC Deb 06 November 1989 vol 159 c427W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the estimated cost of providing education for European Community students in Northern Ireland in(a) the current academic year and (b) each of the last three years.

Dr. Mawhinney

It is not possible to disaggregate such overall costs.

The cost of remitting the tuition fees of eligible European students for the previous three years was:

Year Amount £
1988–89 702,650
1987–88 418,000
1986–87 216,000

Current year figures are not yet available.